Rumi Forum organized a trip forTruman National Security Project fellows working on media issues during June 20-29 2014. The group’s visit to Syrian refugee camps in Gaziantep inspired the Rally for Refugees campaign.
Truman media fellows (#Trumi) visits in Turkey provided them chance to explore the domestic and foreign policy issues in Turkey and the region. The fellows also visited Kilis, Turkey, a small town on the Syrian border via the non-governmental organization Kimse Yok Mu, which provides on the ground aid and relief, where they had opportunity to meet with a number of Syrian refugee families. Their visit inspired the Rally for Refugees campaign.