Seminars / Conferences

Militant Labour Forum: Open UK borders to the “Calais immigrants” Migrants’ Lives Matter!

Militant Labour Forum: Open UK borders to the “Calais immigrants” Migrants’ Lives Matter!

Our member Yasser Aljassem attended the Militant Labour Forum titled 'Open UK borders to the "Calais immigrants" on 22 August. He provided his insight not only as a Syrian asylum seeker but also as someone who was previously in Calais himself. Yasser's presentation was praised by audience members as highly informative.

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Oxford for Syria Panel: Future of Syria

RR participated in a panel discussion sponsored by the 'Oxford for Syria' group in Oxford University titled 'What Now Syria? Reflections on the Country's Future'. Other panel participants included Prof. Alex Betts (Professor of Migration Studies at Oxford University), Dr.

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Seminar on New Counter-Terrorism Measures

RR attended a seminar on 11 June 2015 which sought to raise awareness regarding the new legal measures to counter ‘’non-violent extremism’’ announced in the Queen’s Speech. Various aspects of these measures were explained by leading lawyers, policy and community advisers. The meeting took place at the British Muslim Heritage Centre and was hosted by CSF.

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'It is not a civil war': A lecture at Manchester University

RR delivered a seminar on Friday 17 April at the Humanitarian & Conflict Response Institute at the University of Manchester about the situation in Syria. The seminar talked about the reasons behind the Syrian uprising against the Assad regime and how the media is distorting the situation on ground.

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