The Big Issue magazine (North) #897: Sarah Corbett & Craftivist Collective

Published in The Big Issue (North) on October 10th 2011 The Big Issue in the North of England, http://www.bigissueinthenorth.com/ regional edition of The Big Issue magazine group, http://www.bigissue.com/ Words: Jameela Oberman, http://craftivist-collective.com/2011/10/10/double-page-feature-in-big-issue-north-go-and-buy-yours-off-a-vendor-10th-16th-october/ Pictures: Robin Prime http://www.flickr.com/photos/primebarlestone/ Craftivist Collective: Website, http://craftivist-collective.com/ Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/groups/41493477857/ Advertisements

Guardian Newspaper Internship: Guardian Films

Starting on May 16th and for the following month I attended a part-time internship (in-between my job as a magazine journalist), at Guardian Films, the documentary section of The Guardian newspaper. See this link, http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/guardianfilms for online examples of their investigative film work on pressing issues from the effect of climate change on developing countries … Continue reading

A Bahraini Mother’s Plea for Help

___________________________________________________________________________________________ ”  Our situation is very difficult in Bahrain, they kill innocent people  near their own houses. Schools, shops, work –  all closed, we cannot go out at all. They attack the villages and Shiaa’s areas and terrorise them, confronting the unarmed people with their guns and bullets. The Saudis army to Bahrain is acting inhumane, they … Continue reading

Voice of a Bahraini Child

_________________________________________________________________________________________  _ ” Brutal thing is happening here. Please!!! help  us spread every thing, yesterday a young man was shot in his head and his brain fell out and just few second a go we heard shooting sounds. Please help us spread it in any site, since the 14 February 13 people are killed in … Continue reading

Love 146: UK Parliament Conference on the Trafficking of Children to the UK

• The Meeting: The conference in Portcullis House was hosted on 2nd March 2011 by Conservative MP Peter Bone and Love 146‘s  CEO Steve Martin, European Operations Director, Gaz Kishere, Global Communications Director, Christian Elliot and many others calling on the government to mobilise MPs, ministers, Lords , police and charities to tackle the lack … Continue reading

Amnesty Interview on the Labour Friends of Palestine Website and Newsletter

• Front page article: • Click the above picture to read the article (Opens in a new tab). • http://www.lfpme.org/articles-p181 •  MP Sir Gerald Kaufman speaks in Parliament (Member of LFPME). • Visit the Labour Friends of Palestine Website for updates of all their campaign work: http://www.lfpme.org/

Banksy Profile piece, Escape Magazine- Love 146 (Russian translation)

English language link here : https://jameelaoberman.wordpress.com/2010/09/28/banksy-leader-of-generation-graffiti/ Article featured in Love 146′s Escape magazine, Issue #5, http://escape4you.org/ru/journal/journal-issues/escape-4-2/#/1/ Escape is a Love 146 magazine: http://love146.org/slavery

Amnesty International (UK): Israeli government doing this on purpose or being stupid?

Amnesty International’s Kristyan Benedict was visiting Hebron in the West Bank, when he saw an Israeli army patrol approaching as some Palestinians were walking down the street. One of the soldiers turned to a woman in the group and hissed: ‘Sharmuta’, which means bitch in Arabic. The soldier looked at the Palestinian men accompanying her … Continue reading

The Vicar of Baghdad’s Memoirs of the USA Legacy in Iraq

At 9pm UK time and 12 am Iraqi time at the beginning of the fall September 1st 2010, Barack Obama marked the  official departure of  US combat troops in Iraq. More than 7 years since the invasion the people have democracy yet the country is extremely unstable. Violence is on the increase again, the danger … Continue reading

The Guardian’s Editor on the Future of Journalism

I visited The Guardian for an insight into the newspaper, the staff writers’ views on the state of journalism and what lies ahead for the future of the media. Alan Rusbridger has been editor – in- chief  for  15 years. He explained how social media and citizen journalism are revolutionizing the trade and how journalists … Continue reading