Fatima Manji , Reporter

Fatima Manji is a News Correspondent and regularly reports on a range of national and international stories.

Her broadcasting has included telling the story of the migration crisis from the borders of Europe, interviewing victims of ISIS atrocities in Iraq and challenging politicians here in the UK during the referendum campaign. She also occasionally presents the programme from the studio. Fatima has won a number of awards for her journalism and in 2015 she was a finalist for the Royal Television Society's Young Journalist of the Year.

During the last General Election she presented Britain's first ever Alternative Election Debate featuring young party leaders facing a live audience on Channel 4. Fatima joined Channel 4 News in 2012 and previously worked as a reporter and video journalist at the BBC.

  • 19 Apr 2018

    Fatima Manji is joined in Parliament by Winston Johnson, a former Ambulance driver who has been unable to work for over two years due to being part of the Windrush generation.

  • 13 Apr 2018

    Russian military chiefs have accused Britain of “direct involvement” in staging the alleged chemical weapons attack in the Syrian town of Douma, a claim roundly dismissed by Britain’s UN ambassador as a “blatant lie”. The United States says it has yet to decide on possible military retaliation, while Labour cautioned against joining any bombing campaign,…

  • 11 Apr 2018

    Campaigners for women’s rights are hailing a landmark victory after a local council voted to impose the UK’s first buffer zone around an abortion clinic, which had become the focus of daily vigils. Women who tried to attend the west London clinic claimed they felt intimidated and harassed. The council’s decison means no protests can…

  • 4 Apr 2018

    A 78-year-old man is being held on suspicion of murder – after a burglary suspect died from a stab wound at the pensioner’s home. Police were called in the early hours of this morning after two men allegedly broke into a house in south east London. A 38-year-old man was fatally injured.

  • 3 Apr 2018

    The Israeli Prime Minister has cancelled an agreement with the United Nations to resettle thousands of African migrants, just a day after he announced it. Whatever the reason is – and some say it is pressure from hawks in his coalition who opposed the deal – the decision has led to heavy criticism from Mr…

  • 31 Mar 2018

    She’s won praise from Bjork and Solange for her inventive and intimate music, but away  from the stage, American singer and songwriter Kelela  is fiercely political. She says that although the music industry is seeking the cachet of social consciousness, companies don’t always listen to what people of colour actually have to say. Fatima Manji…

  • 28 Mar 2018

    A former Catalan minister who’s facing extradition to Spain on charges of rebellion has been granted bail, after she turned herself in to the authorities in Scotland. Clara Ponsati also works as a professor at the University of St Andrews. Her lawyer said the charges, which carry a sentence of up to 30 years in…

  • 27 Mar 2018

    Last week whistleblower Christopher Wylie revealed to Channel 4 News how data was harvested from millions of Facebook accounts by his former employers Cambridge Analytica. Today he gave evidence to MPs in a lengthy four-hour session in which he claimed that the Brexit referendum result was cheated by pro-Leave groups and that the now-suspended boss…

  • 25 Mar 2018

    Boris Johnson has dismissed as ‘ludicrous’ claims the Brexit campaign broke election spending rules. His comments come after a Whistleblower for the ‘Vote Leave’ campaign group told this programme that their side cheated on how much they spent on digital campaigning and targetted ads on platforms like Facebook. Labour’s Deputy Leader said a police investigation…

  • 24 Mar 2018

    Jeremy Corbyn has been told he needs to ‘show leadership’ by former shadow cabinet Minister Owen Smith. Mr Smith was sacked yesterday after writing an article calling for a second EU referendum once the final Brexit deal is agreed. Mr Corbyn is also facing criticism over his defence several years ago of what he now…

  • 13 Mar 2018

    Counter-terrorism officers are investigating the death of a man in south-west London who was reportedly a Russian businessman. Scotland Yard said the cause of his death is unexplained, though there is no evidence to suggest a link to the incident in Salisbury.

  • 12 Mar 2018

    A teenager has been sentenced to ten and a half years in jail after a series of acid attacks against moped riders in London in July last year. The judge described Derryck John’s actions as “despicable and cowardly”.

  • 7 Mar 2018

    Syria claims it’s taking every measure to protect civilians in the besieged enclave of eastern Ghouta, claims which the UN human rights chief today dismissed as “frankly ridiculous”. Hundreds of people have died in the opposition-held suburb over the last few weeks. This report contains distressing images that were filmed for Channel 4 News in…

  • 6 Mar 2018

    In Syria, Russia has confirmed that a military cargo plane crashed near the northern city of Latakia, killing all 39 people on board. This comes as the Syrian Army made further advances into rebel-held territory in Eastern Ghouta. Arbin has seen some of the most intense bombardment in Eastern Ghouta in recent weeks. On 21st…

  • 5 Mar 2018

    Carrying food and emergency relief for more than 27,000 desperate people, a UN aid convoy has managed to enter the besieged enclave of eastern Ghouta for the first time in weeks. Officials called it a “first, positive step”, but accused the Syrian military of refusing to allow some urgently needed medical supplies to be loaded…