By Zouhir Al-Shimale
I began my journalism career as a civilian reporting on the ground in Aleppo, Syria, my hometown. I didn’t have an education in journalism. On the ground, I learned how to tell the stories of the people of Syria, with a truthful insight
By Ernest Zhanaev
It is a crisp February morning and I am on the train heading to the Refugee Week Conference hosted at Coventry Cathedral. It's the city where before the Norman Conquest, Lady Godiva entered naked in a merciful plea to her husband, the Earl
by Hasnaa Omar
You might wonder about those Syrian refugees drowning in the sea as they try to reach European countries in a rubber boat carrying many families, women and children. Why take this risk running away from the Arabic countries that have given them refuge
Two years into the war in Syria, Abdulwahab Tahhan left his home in Aleppo for good. Before he embarked on a risky journey to the UK in 2012, he worked as a fixer in Turkey. Abdul translated for journalists from the UK, Australia and America
2019 could be an extraordinary time for Bangladesh. More than 18 billion Bangladeshi people are waiting for a remarkable change for the first time in a decade. After a long time, an election is going to held with the participation of all vital political parties.
Zabihullah Noori is a multimedia journalist from Afghanistan who came to the UK as an asylum seeker in 2011. After being granted refugee status in 2012 and struggling to find work in his field, he began working as a translator and interpreter for immigration law
In November 2018, 32 new participants were recruited to the Refugee Journalism Project. They bring a richness of life experience, professional skills and knowledge to the project.
We're looking for individuals who are interested in taking part in an initiative that supports journalists who seek to rebuild their professional careers in the UK.
Higher Education partners from coLAB gathered in London for the first stage of an initiative that seeks to break down some of the integration barriers encountered by refugees in local communities. Working in paid roles as tutors or teachers, those who have faced displacement will
More than a mentoring scheme, the Refugee Journalism Project primarily aims to place and offer job opportunities and experience to exiled journalists in the UK. Fardous Bahbouh, a participant talks about a recent project she has been involved in through the RJF.
by Fardous Bahbouh