We looking for UK-based professional journalists with a refugee background who want to rebuild their careers. Between March and August, 15 selected participants will have the opportunity to acquire new media skills, publish journalistic content, and build professional networks through collaborations. In September, all participants
Liminality is the state of being in between; of belonging neither here nor there. With it comes disruption, anxiety and invisibility. But liminality is, however, a temporary state of existence, so with it also comes the hope of future transformation and empowerment.
This was the theme
This animation, based on Fuller's writing, depicts the UK's "hostile immigration
environment" as a fairytale, drawing on elements of the government's approach
which have impacted and destroyed the lives of thousands of non-EU nationals.
As Home Secretary in 2012, Theresa May's policy introduced a cruel new approach
The term resilience is frequently woven into complex narratives of migration. Understandably so. Surviving torture, imprisonment, homelessness or conflict, and then starting again in an unfamiliar, possibly hostile new country takes a depth of resilience that fortunately most of us will never require.
By Dalia Dawood
How can creative practices positively contribute to the way refugees tell their stories and how they are perceived by Western audiences? This is what four UAL students who have collaborated with the Refugee Journalism Project have considered when applying their respective artistic disciplines
Refugee Journalism Project (RJP) is calling for media associations, freedom of expression organizations, campaigners, publishers and former employees of shuttered media outlets to contribute to a piece of work that will represent the fight against global censorship, by donating copies of banned books, magazines and
by Aftab Alexander Mughal
Blackburn YMCA organized a joint Refugee Week and Eid Party on 22 June 2019 at The Crypt of Blackburn Cathedral. More than 110 men, women and children from 22 different nationalities, from Blackburn, Darwen and Hyndburn attended.
The Mayor of Blackburn, Councillor Jim Shorrock,
By Ibtihag Mahjub
MPs, immigration specialists and legal experts gathered at the House of Commons last month to discuss the findings of a new report on the provision of legal aid for immigration casework.
The report, Droughts and Deserts: A report on the immigration legal aid
by Shakib Mohammad Afzali
I recently attended a panel on the immigration legal aid market at the House of Commons. The discussion was concerned by the poor quality and inadequate availability of legal advice and support that many asylum seekers face.
The panel was chaired by Thangam
Over the past year, participants on the Refugee Journalism Project have been attending monthly masterclass sessions organised by The Guardian Foundation. These have been delivered by leading Guardian journalists and editors, covering areas such as interviewing technique, podcasting, pitching ideas, multimedia stories and storytelling.