Rethink Rebuild Society hosted a book launch on 2 August for the book 'Hikayat Binayetna' by Mansoura Koyomji. The book consisted of a collection of short stories which detailed life in a building in Damascus. Mansoura shared some of these stories with a captivated audience and signed copies of her book afterwards.
Orient News TV has done a report on the work of Rethink Rebuild Society and at the end of that report it interviewed RR's Managing Director Dr Haytham Alhamwi. Dr Alhamwi spoke about some of the different aspects of our work and highlighted some of the points that helped RR to succeed in its work and some of the internal and external obstacles RR is facing.
To celebrate Refugee Week, Rethink Rebuild Society teamed up with Amnesty Manchester to host a screening of the film Samba on 23 June, which deals with the story of a Senegalese migrant facing deportation from France. Afterwards, we had an enlightening discussion drawing out the similarities with problems faced by Syrian refugees in Europe.