Kristin Deasy is freelance journalist working in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She previously has reported from Syria, Turkey, Egypt, and Eastern Europe, among other countries. Her work has been published in World Affairs magazine, Radio Free Europe, Global Post, the Prague Post, The Daily Beast, and others. She spent five years covering rights-related developments throughout the Middle East, Central Asia and Russia, first as a Prague-based correspondent for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), an organization that seeks to bolster press freedom, and later, as an independent reporter. She was a researcher and fact-checker for Foreign Policy writer Christian Caryl’s book “Strange Rebels,” which focuses on the year 1979 in Iran, Afghanistan, China, and Eastern Europe.