Rebecca Omonira-Oyekanmi

London-based journalist writing features and news for print and web. Recently completed a Winston Churchill Travel Fellowship reporting on immigration and asylum in Greece, Italy, Spain, France and the UK. Prior to that worked for the Washington Post’s London bureau chief as editorial assistant/special correspondent. Cut my teeth as news editor for the Partnerships Bulletin, a trade magazine all about PFIs and project finance. Before this, won a Guardian Scott Trust bursary to study print journalism at Sheffield University.

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Submitted posts

Is this what gentrification looks like?

”We are here and we are human”

”Greece is becoming a big concentration camp”

“Our job is to prevent them coming here” – EU border police

Nobody leaves home if things are good

Italy’s Libyan solution

A humanitarian crisis in the forests of northern France

”The police make us feel like animals”

Quiet revolutionaries: women’s rights and Islam

Generation vexed: voices after the riots