UK EVENT: ‘9/11 – The Hidden Victims’

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Islamic Human Rights Commission

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\’9/11 – The Hidden Victims\’
A seminar organised by the Islamic Human Rights Commission

Sunday 8th September 2002, from 4 p.m. – 6.30 p.m. at the Islamic Centre of England, 140 Maida Vale, London, W9 ( a map is available at: http://www.streetmap.co.uk/newmap.srf?x=525767&y=183235&z=1&sv=Maida+Vale&st=1&tl=Maida+Vale,+W9&searchp=newsearch.srf&mapp=newmap.srf ).

The seminar will look at:

The impact of anti-terrorist legislation on the Muslim community after 9/11;
The role of the media in demonising Muslims;
Anti-Muslim hate crimes in the UK in the wake of 9/11.

There will be a short session for questions and discussion and light refreshments will be served.

IHRC will be launching two reports regarding anti-terrorist legislation and anti-Muslim hate crimes on this day. Speakers at the seminar will include IHRC researcher Sultana Tafadar and solicitor and IHRC advisor Mudassir Arani who recently represented Sulayman Zain-ul Abedin the Muslim cleared of terrorist offences. A paper by one of the lawyers for some of the new terrorist legislation internees, Natalia Garcia is also sending a paper to be presented at the seminar. Also speaking will be the journalist Yvonne Ridley.

Please contact the office for confirmation of other speakers or visit our website www.ihrc.org and check the Events page. If you can let us know in advance if you will be attending (either by telephone or email) it will assist us in ordering refreshments.

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