Sam Bollier

Sam Bollier is an online producer at Al Jazeera English. He has reported on stories in the United States, Europe, and the Gulf region, and writes mainly on politics and labour issues.


Infographic: Just how deadly is Ebola?

Compared to other diseases, Ebola is not especially contagious - but has a far higher fatality rate and no proven cure.


Scotland vote a blow to Europe's separatists?

Separatist movements in Spain, Belgium and Italy may face headwinds following Scotland's decision to stay in the UK.


Indonesia's contrasting choices

Almost 250 million voters in the world's third largest democracy have a chance to make history on Wednesday.

Human Rights

Interactive: A perilous passage

Record numbers of migrants have made harrowing sea journeys to Italy and Greece this year.


Soviet Disunion: Europe's breakaway states

The USSR has been dead for two decades, but conflicts stemming from its ethnic patchwork live on today.


Gaza: Nowhere to hide

More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.


Is Israel losing Latin America?

Since 2009, Gaza conflicts have spurred eight Latin American countries to cut or downgrade diplomatic ties with Israel.


Jokowi's victory claim disputed in Indonesia

Jakarta Governor Joko "Jokowi" Widodo says he has won but camp of ex-general Prabowo Subianto refuse to concede.


Voters face stark choice in Indonesia polls

Jakarta governor Joko Widodo and former general Prabowo Subianto are locked in a close, polarising presidential race.


Religion the dark horse in Indonesia election

Indonesia's presidential race between Prabowo Subianto and Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo has been coloured by religion.


Voting in the 'world's social media capital'

Indonesia's digerati could be crucial to success in the country's upcoming presidential election.


Infographic: Legal weed's consequences

Six months later, how have recreational pot shops affected Colorado?