Our Research & Policy Coordinator delivered a presentation on 14 April on Syrian women in Assad regime prisons as part of an event for International Women’s Day titled ‘Plight of Women Prisoners’. This event discussed the situation of women prisoners in Pakistan (Dr Aafia Siddiqui), Syria, Palestine, Kashmir, and Iraq.
Rethink Rebuild Society joined several organisations in issuing a statement urging UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to step up in defense of civilians everywhere by activating an independent UN mechanism to attribute responsibility for chemical attacks in Syria, after the latest chemical attack on Douma on April 7th.
Orient News TV did an interview in Arabic on the 18th of March with our Community Support volunteer Ahmad Nayef on the updates of the Refugee Family Reunion Bill. Ahmad explained that the bill will now pass on to committee stage which is likely to take about 6 months. Then he gave some information about the new changes to the law proposed by this bill.