We are delighted to announce a new opportunity for displaced film, games or television professionals: the RJP Film, Games & Television Bursary in collaboration with independent arts charity BAFTA. The Refugee Journalism Project is looking for UK-based practitioners with a refugee background who have a
By Zechariah Makuach Maror
When Rwandan national, Gashumba Alphonse, arrived in Uganda in 2004 as a 9-year-old refugee, he would not have imagined that twenty years later, he would be a self-sufficient farmer, with 20 employees and able to support his parents plus nine other family
By Abul Ajak
In Nakivale refugee camp, one of the oldest in Uganda, Ishimwe Jonah, a Congolese refugee, starts a nursery school with the profit earned from farming. Jonah hopes the future generation of refugees will be empowered, and will have access to all the amenities
In the summer of 2022, a group of journalists on the Refugee Journalism Project worked a BBC journalist and students from London College of Communication in a series of audio-storytelling workshops.
The group, made up of journalists from Afghanistan, Syria, Libya, Sudan and Sri Lanka, were
As the world's billionaires race to be the first to create new living spaces in outer space, Douna Haj Ahmed argues that more efforts should be placed on ensuring humans can live harmoniously on earth without fear of oppression, destruction or injustice.
From Tesla to SpaceX
I was raised by a strong woman passionate about languages, writing stories and poetry. My mom was an Algerian who went to Syria to study Arabic literature and then met my dad. She used to celebrate my successes and pushed me to write all the
Last summer Afghan human rights activists were determined to continue their work under the new Taliban government. They were led to believe that there was nothing to fear by the changing regime. Now, as news of reprisals, intimidation and imprisonment spreads, some are starting to
Jeanne Muhimundu on the hope, aspirations and self-reliance that is being built within the Tongogara Refugee Camp in Zimbabwe.
As you take Chipinge road from the Mutare township, on your right, you will encounter a signpost that smiles at you and tells you “Welcome to Tongogara”.
Ukrainian journalist Iryna Svatula recounts the events when bombs began to fall on her home town.
3.45 am. Abnormally loud and scary sounds of airplanes' engines over the town. Colleagues from eastern regions of Ukraine began to send messages about the bombing of their cities. A
It has been almost a year since the Taliban took over Kabul forcing thousands to flee Afghanistan fearing what this regime change would bring. Those deemed at most risk were journalists and women. As part of our collection of articles to mark World Refugee Day,