Joanie de Rijke is a freelance journalist who works for various publications including P-Magazine and Revu. She focuses on Pakistan and Afghanistan.

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Joanie de Rijke

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Bombs in Brussels

  • Terrorism

BRUSSELS - On 22 March 2016, bombs explode at Zaventem airport and at Brussels' Maelbeek metro station. After the attacks in Paris and in other European cities, Belgium too is not escaping the terror of the Islamic State (IS). The explosions killed 35 people. More than three hundred people were wounded.

Afghanistan: is our military presence still useful?

  • Armed conflict
  • Religion
  • Terrorism

KABUL - Now that the Taliban is constantly threatening with attacks on polling stations and other places, it is fearful to see what the Afghan presidential elections of September 28 will bring. But everyone is convinced that they must continue: “The Taliban cannot stop us anymore. It's too late for that." 


  • Armed conflict
  • Politics

Pakistan – Het gevaarlijkste land ter wereld (Pakistan – The most dangerous country in the world) is the first book by a Dutch journalist about the current situation in Pakistan. It is a brutally honest story about politics, terrorism, and crime based on the author’s own research in the area.