Bel Trew

Chief International Correspondent , The Independent

Bel Trew is The Independent's award-winning Chief International Correspondent, documentary filmmaker and photographer currently based in Germany. Bel started her career in the the Middle East during the Arab Spring in 2011, reporting on uprisings and wars from South Sudan to Yemen, Iraq to Syria. With a background in both the Gulf and Eastern Europe, she has since widened her scope to covering news events across the globe, including Ukraine. This year she released The Independent's first feature length documentary 'The Body in the Woods'.