Sahan Journal covers the new Americans

Online publication focuses on a population “often overlooked.”

In 2019 Minnesota’s journalism scene expanded with the launch of an ambitious project called Sahan Journal. It is an online publication that focuses on the untold stories of Minnesota’s immigrants and refugees.

Saran Journal is an independent, nonprofit news organization led by editor and executive director Mukhtar Ibrahim. He writes, “the mission of Sahan Journal is to chronicle the struggles, successes and transformation of Minnesota’s new Americans, whose stories are often overlooked.”


Mukhtar Ibrahim is the editor and executive director of Sahan Journal.

Jeffrey Bissoy is a contributor to Sahan Journal.

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