Seminars / Conferences

Why is ISIL wrong? A lecture for youngsters in Altrincham mosque

Dr Haytham Alhamwi, RR Managing Director, gave a lecture on Saturday 12 December 2015 to the young students at Altrincham mosque about Jihad in Islam. He explained to them why ISIL is wrong and why their actions are illegal in Islam. He also informed the students of the brutality that ISIL is committing in Syria.


RR talks at Amnesty UK’s Human Rights Day event at Speaker's House

Dr Haytham Alhamwi, RR's Managing Director, gave a speech at Amnesty UK’s Human Rights Day event at Speaker's House in Parliament on 9 December 2015.
Dr Alhamwi talked about the work of Amnesty through his experience as a political prisoner in Syria and as a relative of many prisoners of conscience.


Stop the War event on Syria

Stop the War held an event on 9 December on Syria at Manchester University. We attended alongside members of the Syrian community and we relayed our concerns regarding the developments in the country. Particularly, we were concerned that out of a group of four panellists on Syria, only one of them mentioned the Assad regime.


Together for Syria Event

We participated in an event organised by Syria Solidarity Movement called 'Together for Syria'. This event brought together Syrians activists, supporters, and others to discuss various aspects of the Syrian conflict.


Citizens UK Refugees Welcome Training

On 28 November our Refugee Support Coordinator attended a workshop with CitizensUK as they are preparing leaders from all around the UK to campaign for increasing the number of resettled Syrian refugees to reach 50,000 by 2020.