Advocacy

In furtherance of its charitable objectives, RR strives to raise awareness on issues related to refugees and immigrants within the British landscape through work on policy and media. Because of our daily work with Syrian refugees, we serve as a critical source of information on the Syrian conflict for journalists and through our professional relationships with these journalists we work on the framework by which refugee crises, particularly in Syria, are discussed. RR also organises seminars and hosts academic conferences that draw in leading academics and community organisers for discussion and insight on often overlooked aspects of the Syrian conflict and other conflicts in the region.
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Letter to the Danish Government on the Return of Syrian Refugees

Rethink Rebuild Society and a group of UK Syrian organisations handed a letter to the Danish Ambassador, to oppose the Danish government's decision to repatriate Syrian refugees on the perception that Syria is safe to return to. Syria cannot be safe when it is still ruled by the same regime that forcibly displaced millions of Syrians.

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Revolution in the Real World: A talk by Professor Eric Selbin

As you know, 2021 marks the 10th anniversary of the Syrian uprising. Therefore, RR hosted a facintaing talk by Eric Selbin, Professor of Political Science at Southwestern University - Texas. Professor Selbin argued that we must look and listen to real people in the real world making real choices that really matter.

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Hello Psychaleppo & Boshoco

On Friday 11 December 2020, our finale of Celebrating Syria 2020 ended with a live DJ set from Hello Psychaleppo and Boshoco. These two extraordinarily talented DJ's with huge performances, albums and awards under their belts performed rhythms deeply rooted in Arabic music tradition but with a poignant, contemporary twist. Thank you all for tuning in.

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