20th June 2016 marks World Refugee Day. Here I write on the children living in Aida refugee camp protecting their community, the impact of violence and “Beautiful Resistance” – a philosophy which encourages non-violent expression and the pioneering of life through art. Levels of violence in the West Bank is at its worst since 2006. The… Read More Beautiful Resistance: Reducing the Impact of Violence on Palestine’s Refugee Children
For thirteen months I’ve been preparing to deliver evidence in court. Oct 2014, I published a video of a fight on the tube. Almost overnight, It reached a quarter of a million views. Here’s the part people don’t see when a video goes “viral”. The latter part of that weekend was spent in a police… Read More What you didn’t see.
With increasing numbers of digital platforms available to share information and a myriad of devices upon which people can find it, there is more out there than ever before. In turn this means there is more unverified information available causing problems. This is especially the case when there is an attack on a city unfolding… Read More Is Social Media a Blessing or a Curse? – #ParisAttacks
21st September marks #PeaceDay. We’ve been out in London asking people one simple question: “What has been the proudest moment of your life?” Check out the video here: So why have we been asking this question? Conflict we see in the world, on whatever scale, often stems from people’s own insecurities. So our plan is… Read More VIDEO: Happy International #PeaceDay.
I came to find you today. I saw you earlier. That same spot I’ve seen you before. You looked sad this time around. That’s when I knew I had to come back. I just know things ain’t good. In retrospect, I was pretty foolish to expect you to just be still there. But you see,… Read More Dear Leslie
Saturday night I’d reached this point where I realise I’ve not been productive. So around 9.30, I get up to do something. Food shopping. I figure the supermarket will be quiet at this time. I step out the lift and the man who lives downstairs is out. I speak to him on occasions. You can tell he’s a… Read More A Man and Mice
Ending street harassment is now at the forefront of political agendas. And that is why I’m choosing to share this story today. Studying for final year exams was tough. I couldn’t focus during the days or nights. Firstly, by nature, I find it difficult to sit in one place without getting distracted, fidgeting, or getting… Read More The Night I Was Mistaken For A Prostitute