Richard Medhurst is a British journalist born in Damascus, Syria. He covers international relations, US politics and the Middle East with a strong emphasis on anti-imperialism. He was one of the few journalists to report on Julian Assange’s extradition hearing in London.
In his first year of reporting he has grown a successful YouTube channel with over 40,000 subscribers, in addition to a large following online. He also hosts a weekly television program on Press TV, and since Spring 2021 contributes regularly to RT through articles and video reports. He also contributes to Black Agenda Report.
Owing to his parents’ professional mobility as United Nations Peacekeepers, he grew up in numerous countries around the world with a first-hand understanding of world politics. He speaks English, Arabic, French and German. Follow him on Twitter @richimedhurst