Dr Haytham Alhamwi, RR Advocacy Director, delivered a talk to Manchester University's Moral Geographies students on Thursday 27 April. The title of the talk was "Borders and Freedom of Movement from a Refugee's Perspective". He talked about what life was like in Syria and why Syrians are fleeing their homeland.
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.