Advocacy

RR strives to clarify the complexities of the Syrian conflict to the wider British public and to promote Syrian issues within the British landscape. We have worked with policy makers on both local and national scales to address pertinent issues facing British Syrians, such as airport stops, police visits to homes, closure of Syrians' bank accounts and delayed processing times for asylum applications. RR also cultivates personal relationships with media professionals to influence the framework by which Syria is discussed. We serve as a critical source of information on the Syrian conflict for journalists. One of RR's objectives is to clarify the situation in Syria to the wider UK audience. We do that through organising educational seminars and academic conferences in addition to organising demonstrations and public vigils.
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Syrians Participate in 'Day of Action' for Elections

On 3 June, Syrians in Manchester Gorton, Manchester Withington, and Stretford and Urmston participated in a ‘Day of Action’ to get involved with their local election candidates. They visited their local candidates in their offices, asked them to sign up to the pledges in the Syria Manifesto, and volunteered with their candidates’ campaigns.

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Press Release: Manchester Syrians planning ‘Day of Action’ for elections

Manchester Syrians will be participating in a ‘Day of Action’ on Saturday 3 June to get involved with their local election candidates. They will be visiting their local candidates in their offices, asking them to sign up to the pledges in the Syria Manifesto, and volunteering with their candidates’ campaigns.

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***Election Action Alert***

Asmaa's father has been imprisoned by the Assad regime since 2011. Her family has no information about him, not even whether he is alive or dead.

As one of the world’s most powerful countries, the UK can do more to help protect civilians in Syria. At this critical time, please let your election candidates know that Syria is an important issue to you.

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