13th February 2023 | By Dorthe Berger

Earthquake survivors in Turkey and Syria, gets help from University of Manchester students

On the 8th, 9th and 10th of February, students at University of Manchester raised awareness to the earthquake survivors in Turkey and Syria with gathering money and...


15th March 2022 | By Eddie Toomer-McAlpine

‘The war has faded from the news, but it hasn’t left the minds and hearts of the people’ – Celebrating Syria Festival returns for fifth year

Manchester is celebrating the beauty of Syrian art and culture  – often neglected amid the backdrop of war – with two weeks of events organised by Rethink Rebuild...


18th December 2019 | By Hannah Barry

Trauma surgeon says mental health issues in west are slight compared with war zone trauma

Dr David Nott has spent the last 25 years travelling to war-torn countries helping those in dire need of medical care.  With the release of a...


23rd October 2019 | By karthiknair

Syrian doctor who escaped Assad regime sets up charity in UK to help orphans

Dr Najib Edal was operating on a patient in Syria in 2012 when a nurse warned him that soldiers of the Assad regime had entered his home...


19th October 2019 | By [email protected]

Activists call upon people in Manchester to show support for Kurds under siege from Turkey

A large group of Kurdish activists demonstrated against the ongoing violence in Syria, condemning the Turkish government over its decision to invade Rojava. Meeting at...

Explosion in Syria border town near Turkey - by Jordi Bernabeu Farrús

18th October 2019 | By Isaac Jordan

Protestors demand an end to Turkish attacks in northern Syria

Hundreds of protestors in Manchester have called for an end to killings and military action against Kurdish forces and communities in northern Syria. Turkey began its military action last week...


13th October 2017 | By Sanaa Reddy

Imprisoned Syrian doctor speaks out about terror of Assad’s brutal regime

A Syrian doctor told an audience of students how he was imprisoned for his anti-corruption stance under Bashar Al-Assad’s rule. Manchester-based Dr Haytham Al-Hamwi is...