Marijn Sillis (1988) is a Belgian journalist and author.

He has been writing for various Flemish media since 2010, focusing on social themes and human rights. In the last ten years, his journalistic work has taken him to places such as Lebanon, Ukraine, Iraq, Uganda, Nagorno-Karabakh and Abkhazia.


Marijn Sillis
social issues, human rights

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  • Armed conflict

STEPANAKERT - Nearly 30 years after Nagorno-Karabakh's declaration of independence, the region's simmering conflicts have flared up again. Nagorno-Karabakh is a country that does not officially exist. Still, it is fought over hard. Journalists Roel Nollet and Marijn Sillis travel to the Southern Caucasus, an ancient crossroads of cultures where the unrecognized states are a stone's throw from each other.