Media And Communication Hub
Anisa Shaheed receives 2022 ICFJ Knight International Journalism Award
Last year international press rights organization Reporters without Borders (RSF) recognized Anisa Shaheed for “courageous” reporting amid the coronavirus outbreak. RSF listed her as one of 30 international “information heroes” during the pandemic.
The Hazara – Genocide in Afghanistan
Written by Somaia Valizadeh Most of the students had been in classrooms for taking a practice university exam at the Kaaj education center in Dashte
Detention of Journalists in Turkey: Bashir Atayee
Turkey denies international protection to journalists who have fled Afghanistan – sometimes using force. Afghan reporter Bashir Atayee and his lawyer Adnan Onur Acar talk
Working Group for Female Journalists
Kite Runner is being developed as a hub with support/counseling and workshop opportunities, social events and network building activities for Afghans with journalistic/media background mostly in Turkey. Afghans aspiring to become journalists or media workers can also attend selected activities, and some activities are open to all.
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Advocacy Workshops for Exiled Afghans in Turkey
The advocacy workshops for Exiled Afghans were conducted every Friday for a total of 6 sessions, lasting a total of 12 hours. These workshops
Completion of a 5-Month English Language Course
The Kite Runner Project, supported by the International Media Support (IMS), recently celebrated a major milestone: completing a 5-month English language course by 28 Afghan
Kabul: Rehab Hell
You are invited to the public screening of Kabul: Rehab Hell at Yolo Art Center in Istanbul on Saturday December 17th at 5:30 pm. After
Online Advocacy Workshop
A series of advocacy workshops will be offered for Afghan migrants with media experiences within the scope of the Kite Runner Project.
Cross-Media Working Lab
We are inviting you to the next gathering of the Cross-Media Working Lab at Yolo Art Center in Balat Istanbul in the frame of the Kit Runner activities in 2022. The Cross-Media Lab will take place next Saturday Nov 12th between 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm.
Afghanistan: The Beautiful Land of Endless Suffering
The Palimpsest Festival was hosting the Kite Runner Project at the Greek School in Kurtuluş on September 7th.
More about Kite runner
The Istanbul based association Diyalog in cooperation with the
International Media Support (IMS) is starting in August 2022 the Kite
Runner activities in Istanbul.
Diyalog is an inter-cultural association dedicated to communities, diversity and new media. The principal objectives are the promotion of exchange and cooperation in order to carry out an intercultural understanding to strengthen as well as above all a cultural dialogue beyond borders.
International Media Support
IMS (International Media Support) is an international non-profit organization working across four continents. IMS supports local media to reduce conflict and strengthen democracy. It works in a context sensitive manner, carefully assessing the needs of local media in each country before entering in close dialogue with local organizations and international peers
Founded by Garanti BBVA in 2011, Salt is a cultural institution in public service producing research-based exhibitions, publications, web and digitization projects, as well as developing programs including screenings, conferences and workshops.
YOLO art is a space for entertaining, expressing, connecting, learning and exchanging experiences. The building is located in Balat in old Istanbul. YOLO art is keen to provide its service on many levels through a range of events.