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
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
Photojournalist Sara Furlanetto worked with three participants on the presented video. Asked to answer to the question "What is journalism in the context of your life?", they wrote a personal text, each sharing personal stories from past experiences and reflecting on their current ambitions and
The idea for this project emerged a couple of years ago while I was doing some voluntary media work at the Migrants Resource Centre. We were coming across experienced workers who were having difficulty re-establishing their careers in the UK.
One-off media projects provide some support,
An evening of fun and entertainment with poetry, songs and live performance brought dozens of refugees and migrants as well as staff and volunteers of Migrant Resource Centre and Asylum Aid under one roof in Victoria, London.
This summer, journalist Neil Arun conducted two workshops at the London College of Communications, and shared some of the things he knew with journalists who had arrived in Britain as refugees. They, in turn, demonstrated what they knew – and what they could bring to journalism in Britain.
The workshop’s participants