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.
by Hasnaa Omar
Academics, MPs and those working in the NGO sector gathered at the House of Commons last week to discuss the key findings of an in-depth study that seeks to help overcome the perceived tension between host communities and refugees.
The findings were from Building
Journalist, MG is a survivor of torture and a member of Write to Life - a creative writing and performance group that allows survivors to get their voices heard. She wanted to share this letter with you so that you can see what a difference your support
Kerim Balci mulls over the passing of the old guard to the new at the UK's only longform and narrative gathering, CIJ's Well Told festival.
“Storytelling can change the world,” read the cover of a book by Ken Burnett, embellishing the showcase of a charity shop
by Michelle Fuller
I am woman
Intricately woven by the master’s hand,
Layers upon layers of perfection.
I am a masterpiece –
[caption id="attachment_1239" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Image by Michelle Fuller[/caption]
Intricately woven by the master’s hand.
Not slave to consequence or to bruises by a man’s hand.
I am a masterpiece –