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Press Release: Manchester-based Syrian Refugee Wins 2020 International Women of Courage Award

Rethink Rebuild Society is pleased to learn that Manchester-based Syrian refugee Mrs Amina Khoulani won the 2020 International Women of Courage Award by the U.S. Department of State along with 11 extraordinary women from all over the world. The award ceremony was hosted by the US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo at the Department of State on Wednesday 04 March 2020.

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International Mother Language Day

On Friday 21 February 2020, Rethink Rebuild Society celebrated International Mother Language Day at Longsight Library Manchester. Our own Mustafa & Hala read some Arabic poems of the late Syrian poet Muhammad al-Maghut with their translation in English. We would like to thank those who attended the event.

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A Celebration for the Life of Dina Ferrante Newton-Edwards

On Monday 20th January 2020 Rethink Rebuild Society hosted a Celebration of life for Dina Newton-Edwards, who sadly passed away on Thursday 2 January.

Dina was a true friend of us. She was an inspiration. She did so very much to support Syrian refugees and she was the reason many people learned about Syria and volunteered to help them.

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Lecture: The role of Syrian NGOs in Response to the Syrian Crisis

On Sunday 5 January 2020, Rethink Rebuild Society hosted the first lecture in 2020 about the role of humanitarian NGOs in responding to the Syrian Crisis. The lecture was provided by the humanitarian activist Mr Mazen Al Hossaini who shared his knowledge and experience through working with different Syrian and International NGOs.

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