Ismail Einashe was selected for the 2020 European Press Prize shortlist with ‘The Bangladeshi shopkeepers who took on Sicily’s Cosa Nostra mafia’.
Ismail Einashe is a journalist and writer covering migration and human rights. He has written for The Guardian, BBC, The Sunday Times and Foreign Policy, among others. Currently, he is a Senior Journalist at Lost in Europe, a project investigating the disappearance of child migrants in Europe. Last year, he was an Alicia Patterson Foundation Fellow where he reported on China’s role in Africa, focusing on Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Zambia. Einashe co-edited the book Lost in Media: Migrant Perspectives and the Public Sphere, a collection of essays on the representations of migrants and refugees in the European media.