It has been a busy month for most refugee communities and art sector across the country as the refugee week was celebrated by festivals and venues from the 18th to 21st of Ju […]
fereshtehmozaffari wrote a new post, my poem for International Mother language poetry event, on the site Refugees-in-Manchester 1 year ago
It has been a long time since I updated this blog in June 2017. I have been busy since working on different things, finished my masters, got my first grant to produce my first solo show and performed in a few […]
Celebrating Syria has come to Manchester. Although I am a bit late to make this announcement it is not too late as there are 2 days left with a family fun day on Sunday.
The festival is a fortnight of […]
Another refugee week festival this time in Salford. Organised by the British Red Cross, Rainbow Haven, mrsn, and a few other charity organisations across Greater Manchester. Come along and enjoy a fun day […]
fereshtehmozaffari wrote a new post, our city, our home: Refugee festival is coming to Manchester, on the site Refugees-in-Manchester 1 year, 9 months ago
It’s festival season in Manchester and Refugee Festival is coming with events taking place across the country.
Our beautiful city is recovering from a brutal terrorist attack that took many lives inc […]
fereshtehmozaffari wrote a new post, Empowering Women: A Unique Exhibition of Refugee Women, on the site Refugees-in-Manchester 2 years ago
Go and see this amazing exhibition by non-professional women who came together to express themselves through painting.
Empowering the women” is a collection of artwork from women who are members of Migrants […]
Last month, I had the chance to read my poems at the Holocaust memorial day at Huddersfield University. The memorial is not just a simple act of remembrance. It is a great event of growing relevance: […]
From Jam’na Keats facebook page:
UPDATE RE DIANNE. A SMALL VICTORY BUT NOT THE END OF THE BATTLE:
According to Lucy Powell, Dianne has had her deportation deferred whilst her right of appeal is assessed. If […]
There is a campaign going on in Manchester for Dianne Ngoza, a woman from Congo who is in danger of being deported.
I met Dianne last year at Methodist church in Manchester. I was volunteered to work w […]
It has been long time since I updated this blog due to my university assignments ( I am doing creative writing /MA). However, I have been reading news everyday and there is a lot to talk about. Most i […]
Have you heard the story of a detainee in Papua New Guinea who has won cartooning award?
Ali, an Iranian refugee held at Papua New Guinea Manus Island detention centre, and whose pen name is Eaten Fish, drew […]
Watch the video here
I have been to this house a few times to visit a friend of mine who is an asylum seeker and lives in a single room with her daughter. The little girl, age 5, is suffering from Arthritis […]
fereshtehmozaffari wrote a new post, Ruth’s story: One child refugee’s journey from Eritrea to England by BBC, on the site Refugees-in-Manchester 2 years, 8 months ago
According to BBC three-thousand children arrived in the UK alone last year. Many of them are migrants or refugees escaping war or devastation in their home countries. They’ve travelled thousands of miles ac […]
Another festival for refugees in Manchester.
Journeys Festival International celebrates the extraordinary creativity, culture and experiences that refugees bring to the UK. Managed by ArtReach and e […]
Refugee week is coming and there is a lot going on here across the Greater Manchester.
We went to Bristol to take part in the Community Theatre Festival #Actatheatre, 2016. Our show is being supported by # […]
“Welcome to the city of culture and science.”
I see the new sign they have put on the town’s entrance and look for the old one which read “Welcome to the city of martyrs”.
This brings back the memory of […]
I am honored to be part of CAN theatre project as co-writer and actress. Book your ticket if you like to see amateur women telling their Lie and True stories.
Book online or call: 0161 232 6089
Read from CAN […]
fereshtehmozaffari wrote a new post, Deportation of refugees to turkey from today 4th of april, on the site Refugees-in-Manchester 2 years, 11 months ago
Sad news for refugees in Greece.
Deportation of refugees from Greece to Turkey begins today under the EU deal. According to this agreement people who apply for asylum in Greece and have their applications […]
fereshtehmozaffari wrote a new post, Refugee Engagement Event/ Conversation in Moss Side, on the site Refugees-in-Manchester 3 years ago
Greater Manchester is taking control of £6 billion of public funding for health and social from April 2016.
This will involve making decisions about some of the most important things in our lives – such as h […]
I have been asked by Migrants Supporting Migrants to write an essay for International Woman’s day. I took the opportunity to talk about some women who have been in jail or still in jail due to their humanitarian […]
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