Dr. Haytham Alhamwi gave a 'Voices from Syria' talk at an event organised by Manchester Metropolitan University's Law Society on 12 October. Dr. Alhamwi gave students an overview of the situation in Syria through his experiences as a non-violent activist in the early 2000's and answered students' questions about the conflict.
As part of Journeys Festival International, Manchester Museum hosted our exhibition 'Silenced Voices: Syrian Women in Assad's Prisons' on 7 October. We held this exhibition in collaboration with Amnesty International's Manchester group and used it as a platform to educate people about the plight facing Syrian women in Assad regime prisons.
We attended an event hold by TellMAMA organisation on Tuesday 3rd October about "How Extremism Impacts on Hate Crime". The speakers highlighted an insight into hate crimes and the importance of tackling and reporting hate crimes in addition to some keyfindings from tellMAMA upcoming annual report on the state of anti-Muslim hate crime in 2016.