RR met with RAPAR (Refugee and Asylum Seeker Participatory Action Research) on 23 March and discussed issues pertaining to the Syrian community such as the bank account closure campaign and the best ways to deal with the police. RAPAR suggested organizing a know-your-rights workshop in the near future for the Syrian community by the Northern Police Monitoring Project
Charles Farr is the Director of the Office for Security and Counter Terrorism. RR was invited by the Muslim Council of Britain to the meeting to be held on 21 March. Peter Fahy, Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police, attended the meeting on behalf of Mr. Farr who apologised due to commitments.