Describing the dangerous conditions that made him flee Syria, Yasser Aljasser said that regime barrel bombs rained from the sky 'like bees'. These conditions prompted him to undertake a dangerous journey to the UK. Yasser affirms that although his brother was killed by ISIS, Assad remains the primary threat to civilians in the country.
RR attended an evidence session hosted by Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee regarding UK policy on Syria. The session hosted five 'experts', none of whom were Syrian and who provided policy recommendations that, in the opinion of Rethink Rebuild Society as the voice of the Syrian community of Manchester, diverge from the opinions of Syrians themselves.