Advocacy

In furtherance of its charitable objectives, RR strives to raise awareness on issues related to refugees and immigrants within the British landscape through work on policy and media. Because of our daily work with Syrian refugees, we serve as a critical source of information on the Syrian conflict for journalists and through our professional relationships with these journalists we work on the framework by which refugee crises, particularly in Syria, are discussed. RR also organises seminars and hosts academic conferences that draw in leading academics and community organisers for discussion and insight on often overlooked aspects of the Syrian conflict and other conflicts in the region.
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Interview with BBC Radio Kent on the Suspected Douma Chemical Attack

Our Managing Director Haytham Alhamwi spoke to BBC Radio Kent on the 12th of April to discuss the Syrian regime's suspected use of chemical weapons in its military offensive on the town of Douma in Eastern Ghouta on April 7th, and the UK's response to the use of such weapons.

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Joint Statement: UN Secretary General Should Activate an Independent Mechanism to Attribute Responsibility for Chemical Attacks in Syria

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.

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Interview with BBC Radio 5 Live on the Suspected Douma Chemical Attack

Our Managing Director Haytham Alhamwi was on BBC Radio 5 live Breakfast on April 12th giving his thoughts on the potential military response to the Syrian regime, explaining that any response must be with the purpose of ending the plight of civilians through preventing atrocities committed.

Forward to minute 2:42:10 on the link below to listen to the interview.

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