Yesterday, we successfully hosted the screening of Under The Wire (2018), which flings us on to the frontline of the final joint assignment of the legendry war correspondent Marie Colvin and her colleague, the distinguished photographer Paul Conroy, covering the plight of Syrian civilians besieged in Homs, Syria.
On Thursday 20 June, we successfully hosted a one-day conference on therapeutic work with Syrian refugees. The conference aimed at creating a space for therapists and other mental health practitioners working therapeutically with Syrian refugees to reflect, interact and share insights with one another.
On Tuesday 14 May 2019, Manchester Amnesty International hosted a talk on Syrian detainees in Assad’s prisons. Our manager Dr Haytham Alhamwi delivered a touching presentation on the plight of thousands of Syrian civilians who have been unlawfully and arbitrarily detained primarily by the Assad regime and its affiliated militias.