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Lizzy Davies

Lizzy Davies used to report from Paris. She recently covered the Tunisian elections.

‘The Night Cleaner’

Lizzy Davies, 3 November 2011

In February 2009, Florence Aubenas – a French journalist well known for her dispatches from Rwanda, Kosovo and Afghanistan – disappeared from the pages of Le Nouvel Observateur. Was she taking a break or was she in Morocco writing a novel? A year later it emerged that she had gone to the northern city of Caen as a jobseeker. For almost six months Aubenas witnessed the recession...

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