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About Vitalis N. and Peter Richardson

Vitalis Nji is a freelance journalist, with over a decade of experience working with vulnerable and Most at Risk Populations (MAPs), in domains of HIV Prevention, Reproductive Health and Life Skills.

Peter Richardson is a freelance writer and former director of Leeds Asylum Seekers' Support Network. Find him on Twitter: @viewsofworld

Vitalis and Peter are both members of @OneWorldLeeds, which matches exiled journalist, writers and activist in Leeds. 

Articles by Vitalis N. and Peter Richardson

This week’s editor

Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Journeys of great uncertainty

Asylum seekers arriving in the UK are dispersed to make their own way to major cities in remote regions to be interviewed by the Home Office. Most arrive disorientated and harassed before a long interview that will determine their future. Acts of hospitality are lifelines in this hostile system.

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