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Campaign Update: Latest events and actions against the French hijab ban

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Islamic Human Rights Commission
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3rd January 2004

Campaign Update: Latest events and actions against the French hijab ban

1. IHRC Events and campaigns
2. Other events and campaigns

1. IHRC Events and campaigns

(a) Vigil outside the French embassy

IHRC and the International Islamic Women's Organisation are holding a vigil outside the French embassy on Sunday 11th January 2004 from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Venue: The French Embassy, 58 Knightsbridge Road, London, SW1X 7JT
Sunday 11th January 2004
Time 1 - 3pm.

Nearest Tube Station: Knightsbridge Station

Coaches from Manchester, Birmingham and other UK cities are being arranged. Please contact IHRC on 020 8904 4222 or info@ihrc.org for more details.

Please see s(2) below for details of other protests outside the French embassy

(b) Letter-writing

Please regularly check the IHRC website campaigns page for details of latest letter-writing campaigns on this issue.
http://www.ihrc.org.uk/section.php?section=7&page=1

Currently there are model letter for campaigners to send to the British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw, The French President (also available in French) and the French Interior Minister (also available in French). Other materials are available on this page.

If you would like to send IHRC campaign postcards please contact the office on (+44) 20 8904 4222 or email info@ihrc.org. The card can be viewed at:

http://www.ihrc.org.uk/show.php?id=872

(c) Questionnaire on anti-Muslim women discrimination

IHRC has been campaigning against hijab bans world-wide for the last seven years. Last summer it launched a Europe specific project to monitor the harassment and discrimination faced by Muslim women.

Please take ten minutes to fill in this questionnaire. It is currently available in English at:
http://www.ihrc.org.uk/show.php?id=840

French
http://www.ihrc.org.uk/show.php?id=841

Danish
http://www.ihrc.org.uk/show.php?id=845

It will shortly be on-line in Italian and Dutch.

Completed questionnaires can be returned to hijab@ihrc.org or info@ihrc.org. Alternatively you can mail them to: IHRC Hijab Project, PO Box 598, Wembley, HA9 7XH. United Kingdom.

(d) Reporting cases

IHRC continues to monitor cases of hijab discrimination and deal with them as best as possible. Please report any incidents of discrimination or harassment you may have faced.

(e) Campaign updates

If you are not already subscribed to our email list, please do so to ensure you receive all the latest campaign notices. Please send an email to subscribe@ihrc.org.

2. Other events and campaigns

(a) Picket outside French Embassy, Sunday 4th January 2004, 1 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. Please contact the Al-Zahra Women's Centre for more details on: 020 8452 3191.
(b) Islamic Solidarity March to and Protest outside the French Embassy on Saturday 17th January 2004. Assembly point Marble Arch at 11.30 a.m. Coaches are being arranged from all major cities. Please contact Hizb utTahrir, campaign@1924.org or 0870 881 5132.
(c) Another picket is also being organised outside the French Embassy on 17th January 2004 by MAB and the Muslim Women Society. Please contact the Muslim Association of Britain info@mabonline.net for more information.


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