Event with Emily Shadow Foreign Secretary Thornberry

We attended an event with Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry on 21 April hosted by Afzal Khan's campaign for MP for Gorton. In the Q&A session, we asked Emily whether Labour would continue to support aid drops on besieged areas as it called for on 13 December 2016 in the context of the East Aleppo siege.


Event with Gorton Labour candidate for MP Afzal Khan

We held an event at our centre on 19 April with Gorton Labour candidate for MP Afzal Khan. Afzal discussed the importance of being engaged in the political process and of making our voices heard. He also took questions from the audience on Syria and Libya, and stressed his long-standing opposition to the Assad regime.


Manchester City of Sanctuary Launch of 'Everything You Want to Know' for Asylum Seekers

On 13th April 2017, we attended the Manchester City of Sanctuary's launch of the booklet 'Everything you want to know' for asylum seekers by asylum seekers, which is a very useful resource for those trying to resettle in Britain. It was a great event with the chance to connect with many people in the refugee and migrant field, to see how we can work together.


It was doomsday in Mosul

Rethink Rebuild Society in collaboration with the Friends of Mosul group organised a talk titled by "It was doomsday in Mosul" on Sunday 2nd April. The talk was delivered by Mr. Mazin Al-Khasshab, the Chairman of the Friends of Mosul.


A trip to the European Parliament

Rethink Rebuild Society's Communications and Campaigns Coordinator, Sarah Ayub, participated in a bittersweet trip to the European parliament in Brussels, on 28th and 29th March, at a key time just as Teresa May handed over the letter triggering article 50.