Review: The Beekeeper of Aleppo
The Beekeeper of Aleppo is a beautiful but disappointing adaptation of Christy Lefteri’s novel
Students collect donations for Türkiye and Syria
In the wake of the earthquake in Türkiye and Syria, Manchester’s student societies have set up stalls for donations outside the student union building.
Piccadilly Gardens taken over by Kurdish Protesters
Over 250 people took part in recent protests in Piccadilly Gardens to show support against military action in Turkey
Seven injured in attack on Manchester-based charity in Syria
The attack on a Syria Relief clinic left many injured and needing hospital treatment
Block return to the country for British ISIS supporters, says Burnham
Burnham has made clear his opposition to Shamima Begum’s return to the UK, as Mayor of a city deeply affected by terrorist atrocities
Review: A Private War
A Private War explores Marie Colvin’s career and personal life, with her words “I see it so you don’t have to” ringing in the audience’s ear.
The schoolboy refugee attack exemplifies UK attitude to immigrants
“The dialogue around immigration to descend to standard of gutter talk that sewer rats would be ashamed of”
The inspirational ‘Women in Media’
Kizzy Bray reports from the People’s History Museum on the inspiring stories of the women involved in 2018’s Women In Media Conference
Ex-MMU student to fight Turkish forces in Syria
Huang Lei is among tens of international volunteers who have joined the YPG
Dancing in Damascus: an evening with Miriam Cooke
Renowned author and Professor of Arab Cultures at Duke University spoke about the importance of art in a revolution
Where will this populism lead us?
Centrists across the Western world must come together in opposition of current political tactics that point us towards an uncertain future, writes Liam O’Brien
The Russians are not the enemy
With doses of Cold War nostaliga, modern day Russia is wrongly used as a ‘neccasary enemy’ for politicians
Review: B!RTH Festival’s Syria & Kenya
The plays that are raising the issues and creating a discussion about childbirth and inequality
Rethinking pathos in the Calais Camp
Without reconsidering our entire approach to the refugee crisis, can we really alleviate the issues faced by those fleeing war and unrest?
Live: Massive Attack
Massive Attack hit the musical standard they’ve set for themselves, but leave the crowd uneasy with their heavy-handed activism
Ph.D. student committed to supporting refugees graduates
Aala El-Khani has been working on her psychology Ph.D. for four years, a project that has helped thousands gain valuable parenting guidance
We must not repeat our mistakes in Syria
IS are arguably a result of our previous interventions in Iraq and Afghanistan—the conflict in Syria shows how hard it is to cease such ideology
Will Cameron’s claims over Syria be his undoing?
Joel Kelly asks whether Cameron’s claim that there are 70,000 moderate opposition fighters in Syria will be his fatal undoing
Students protest airstrikes on Syria
Students in Manchester and across the country took to the streets while to protest while MPs debated whether to start military action against the IS in Syria
Be wary of the march to war
With MPs soon due to vote on extending British airstrikes to Syria, Tristan Parsons looks at and debunks some of the myths surrounding the debate