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The PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival on Migration, Diversity and Social Inclusion is back for the 9th year in a row! A joint initiative between the UN Alliance of Civilizations and the International Organization for Migration, PLURAL+ encourages youth to create original videos addressing key challenges and opportunities related to social inclusion and cohesion, migrant integration, respect for identity, diversity, human rights and xenophobia.
Miqdaad Versi, assistant secretary general of the Muslim Council of Britain , is on a one-man mission to make the mainstream media more accountable by searching for inaccuracies in UK press stories concerning Muslims.
An animated short film, narrated by two asylum-seekers detained in Australia's Manus Island Offshore Processing Centre. The film recounts the dangerous journeys that brought them to the island and their memories of the riot that erupted in 2014.
This interactive investigative report into the shady economics of the migrant and refugee crisis in four countries: Niger, Italy, Turkey and Germany is a great example of digital storytelling and bucks the trend by actually involving the personal stories of the refugees affected by the crisis.
Zygmunt Bauman, sociologist and one of the most important public intellectuals of our time, passed away on January 9th, 2017. A few months before his death he gave his last ever interview with Aljazeera, a [...]
Exiled Ethiopian journalist, Qaabata Boru, started a newspaper in the Kakuma Refugee Camp in northern Kenya called the Kakuma News Reflector or Kanere. Click below to read his story. Drawing from his work as [...]