Nancy Porsia is an Italian freelance print and tv journalist and documentary author and producer.

She works as field researcher for international think tanks. She delivers also training courses for journalists.

She is based between Libya and Tunisia and specialized on Middle East and North Africa. She has been covering politics, security and illegal migration in Libya for the last five years. Her reporting has been cited by the UN Panel of Experts on Libya.

Her latest features from Libya, Syria and Lebanon have been published on several magazines, radio and television like RAIARDThe GuardianDeutsche WelleAl JazeeraXinhuaIRINnewsL’EspressoRepubblicaIl Fatto QuotdianoAKI ADNKronosLaVanguardiaTyzden and Radio 24.

Nancy Porsia speaks Arabic, English and Italian.

Nancy Porsia

Basic information

Nancy Porsia
Journalist and expert
Security, migration

Supported projects

Operation Sophia

  • Human Rights
  • Migration
  • Organised crime
  • Politics

Consequences of the EU's Attempt to Neutralise People Smugglers

TRIPOLI - The central Mediterranean is now the busiest corridor for irregular migration into the European Union. All past efforts to combat flows have resulted in more sea crossings and more deaths at sea.

Mentor for

The Road of No Return

  • Migration
  • Trafficking

SARAJEVO - Dozens of migrants from Asia and Africa drown every year in the rivers between Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia. 

Vanja Stokić

The Slaves of Champagne

  • Exploitation
  • Human Rights
  • Migration
  • Trafficking

EPERNAY / COLOMBO - Champagne has been a symbol of luxury for decades. Over the last few years, the shiny image of the sparkling wine from Eastern France suffered quite a bit. Several affairs of human trafficking have been battering the famous French industry. 

Torture, Covid-19 and forced deterrence at EU borders

  • Healthcare
  • Human Rights
  • Migration

LIPA - On April 13 2020, the number of deaths due to the Coronavirus in Italy exceeded 20,000. That same afternoon, Saeed carefully packed his bag in the migrant camp of Lipa, Bosnia. Three portable charging batteries, a box of cigarettes, a sleeping bag, and a picture of his two children back in Pakistan.