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
Coverage of the Beyond borders exhibition on Instagram
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
Fardous Bahbouh writes about her experiences of volunteering in the UK
Excitement and anticipation were at high levels at the busy St Pancras International station, as Khaled and Mazen (pseudonyms for two Syrian child refugees) went to meet their family members who were waiting outside. There
Ghazal Khateeb discusses the difficulties she's faced in getting into the media industry after restarting her career in the UK.
With aspirations to raise awareness about the on-going conflicts in both Syria and the Middle East, Fardous Bahbouh believes that as a journalist, or someone who builds bridges between people, she can do this. In this piece, she discusses what journalism means to her alongside
Coming from Syria, Zaid Ghangour has experienced how journalism's core values can be morphed within specific political climates. However, now in the UK following a journey that involved staying at Calais' now infamous refugee camp, he believes that journalism is a key component within democratic