Christiane Amanpour: Reporting On Genocide

Reporter Christiane Amanpour

hide captionBorn in London to a British mother and an Iranian father, Christiane Amanpour speaks fluent English, Persian and French.

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CNN's Christiane Amanpour has covered every major international and humanitarian crisis since the Gulf War. Now, in a new CNN documentary called Scream Bloody Murder, Amanpour focuses on genocide — and the people who are working to end mass killing worldwide.

Among those Amanpour interviews are an American who sought to protect the Iraqi Kurds, a Canadian general who refused to follow orders in Rwanda and a French priest who struggled for peace in Cambodia.

Amanpour is the chief international correspondent for CNN. She has won nine Emmy Awards for her news coverage.

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