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Meeting with Afzal Khan MP

We had the pleasure of meeting with Afzal Khan MP on 9 August to discuss with him policy issues pertaining to Syria and Syrian refugees. As Afzal has been appointed as Labour's Shadow Immigration Minister, we delivered a briefing to him on the challenges facing Syrian refugees in resettling to the UK, which Afzal promised to work with us to address over the coming months.

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Afzal Khan MP Celebratory Event

We attended an event to celebrate the general election victory of Labour's Shadow Minister for Immigration Afzal Khan MP on 31 July at the British Muslim Heritage Centre. Afzal ran against George Galloway to win the Manchester Gorton seat after previously representing the North West as a Member of European Parliament.

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Meeting with Amnesty Manchester

We had a meeting with the Amnesty team in Manchester on Monday 24th July. Dr Haytham Alhamwi attended the meeting and spoke about his experiences of the Syrian conflict, including his time in Assad's prisons. Thank you to Amnesty for inviting us to speak at their meeting.

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Great Get Together Iftar Dinner

We hosted an iftar dinner party on Saturday 17th June, as part of the The Great Get Together celebrating the legacy of Jo Cox. Many representatives from different communities attended - it was great to see such a diverse group come together to show we have more in common.

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