AuthorRefugee Radio

Stephen Silverwood is the founder and manager of Refugee Radio.

Healing

A special edition for Refugee Week 2022 featuring recordings made by refugees and asylum seekers for the Sound Seekers audio festival and a new song by young refugees, “Hold Your Head Up High”, courtesy of the Fairbeats music charity. :...

Marwa: “the battle for home”

Marwa Al-Sabouni is an architect and writer from Homs, Syria. In this interview she talks about the problems in Syria before the war and the challenge of rebuilding. Building for Hope and The Battle for Home, by Marwa Al-Sabouni, are available now...

Riwaq: Best Foot Music

Hove seafront will be transformed into a Riwaq in May 2022 by the Brighton Festival director Marwa Al-Sabouni. Find out about the refugee and migrant musicians who will be preforming there throughout the month in this special preview, courtesy of...

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Banyamulenge: The Slow Genocide

This programme is dedicated to the memory of Angelina, the beloved sister of our friend, Alex Ntung. Angelina was murdered by the DRC army in 2021, a victim of the genocide against the Banyamulenge. The Banyamulenge villages are burnt, the people...

Fuad and Sam: Nam Yang Martial Arts

Fuad is a refugee from Palestine who found family and friendship at Nam Yang Martial Arts Club in Brighton. In this programme we talk to Fuad about his experiences and we speak to Sam Byford-Winter, the manager and senior instructor at Nam Yang...

Jubilee: Library of Sanctuary

Celebrating Library Week in Brighton with a selection of live courtesy of Best Foot Music. Featuring Bashir Al Gamar from Sudan and Kourosh & Reza with some Iranian folk songs. Bashir is raising funds for a well in his home village near the...