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
Lifestyle journalist and lecturer Rob Sharp reflects on his role as a mentor to Azizrahman Omid Azizi and on getting involved with the Afghan Voice radio which provides news for the thousands of Afghans living in the UK.
The mentoring experience, while in its early stages, has been an