This is the recording of a conversation between Espoir Njei and Dawn River. The conversation took place on Tuesday 28th April 2020 – approx. one month into lockdown. Espoir and Dawn built a friendship through their shared commitment to supporting LGBTIQ migrants fleeing persecution. Espoir is a lesbian asylum seeker from the Cameroon currently in lockdown in Birmingham and Dawn is a queer academic at the University of Birmingham currently in lockdown in Germany. The title of this recording is inspired by the #IamEspoir campaign. By following the hashtag or clicking on the links below you can discover more about Espoir and the campaign supporting her appeal for asylum.
If you would like to support Espoir’s appeal please consider signing her petition. Thank you. Petition: https://www.change.org/p/home-office-…
‘I am Espoir’ film: https://bit.ly/2T230hz
Birmingham Mail article: https://bit.ly/2Z3fmtI