Dr Haytham Alhamwi, RR Managing Director, gave a lecture on Saturday 12 December 2015 to the young students at Altrincham mosque about Jihad in Islam. He explained to them why ISIL is wrong and why their actions are illegal in Islam. He also informed the students of the brutality that ISIL is committing in Syria.
Dr Haytham Alhamwi, RR's Managing Director, gave a speech at Amnesty UK’s Human Rights Day event at Speaker's House in Parliament on 9 December 2015.
Dr Alhamwi talked about the work of Amnesty through his experience as a political prisoner in Syria and as a relative of many prisoners of conscience.
Stop the War held an event on 9 December on Syria at Manchester University. We attended alongside members of the Syrian community and we relayed our concerns regarding the developments in the country. Particularly, we were concerned that out of a group of four panellists on Syria, only one of them mentioned the Assad regime.