Archive for February, 2011

Help needed for translator on the run

| February 23, 2011 | 1 Comment

t is ironic that despite the severe risks attached to the work he did for me it was a desk job at a well-known NGO that caused my friend to uproot his life again and flee. After a number of threatening letters and text messages from the Taliban, he has left his family and is living a miserable hand-to-mouth existence on the border with a neighbouring country.

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Venue magazine to close

| February 23, 2011 | 4 Comments

Staff and freelance contributors were told yesterday that Venue, Bristol and Bath’s what’s on magazine, is likely to close with the publication of issue 962 on March 16.

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Bristol NUJ on the march against cuts

| February 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

TOMORROW, Saturday 19th February, NUJ Bristol Branch will be joining a huge demonstration in the city to protest against the Tory-led government’s public sector spending cuts.

The branch is calling on all local NUJ members to join in and march under the green and white National Union of Journalists banner.

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