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What’s new at www.ihrc.org.uk?

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Some highlights from the website this week

Contents

1.      Intro
2.      Alerts
3.      Multimedia
4.      IHRC in the Media
5.      Upcoming Events
6.      Shop

1. Intro

We have been busy at IHRC, finishing up our annual newsletter that will be published in Ramadan. You can stay up to date on what is happening at IHRC by following us on social media. Our Facebook page and Twitter accounts have regular updates where you can stay in touch with us and engage with us in our activities.

If you would like to help us expand our work, please donate to IHRC. You can  contact the office on +44 20 8904 4222 or info@ihrc.org or download a copy of our latest newsletter and fill in one of the donation forms and return to us:

http://www.ihrc.org.uk/attachments/article/10202/newsletter2012FINALweb.pdf

Or donate online by visiting –

http://shop.ihrc.org/c/13/donations

Don’t forget you can follow us on Facebook, Twitter @ihrc, Flickr or on youtube http://www.youtube.com/user/ihrctv

2. Alerts

Help IHRC this Ramadan – Become  a Newsletter Distributor

From just a few copies to a few thousand, help get IHRC’s message heard

Action Alert: Palestine / Jordan – Protest for the release of Jordanian citizens from Israeli prisons

Friday 05 July 2013 will mark 60 days from when five Palestinian political prisoners with Jordanian citizenship went on hunger strike in Israeli jails. They have been physically and psychologically tortured to pressure them to end their hunger strike.

The families of the prisoners are asking for their immediate release and in the very least for the prisoners to be transferred to Jordan to serve their sentence as per the Wadi Araba normalisation agreement 1994.

Join the protest against imprisonment of Jordanian citizens in Israeli jails

Attend the protest outside the Jordanian Embassy in London:

Date: Friday 05 July 2013 
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Venue: Jordanian Embassy London, 6 Upper Phillimore Gardens, London W8 7HA 
Nearest Train/ Tube stations: High Street Kensington

Free Advice Surgeries - London, UK

Islamic Human Rights Commission offers free weekly Information and Advice surgeries every Wednesday. Our professional caseworkers can provide people with information and advice on a whole range of issues.

Our service is confidential, independent and free.

3. Multimedia

Book Launch: Unsettling Sikh and Muslim Conflict by Katy P. Sian

OIn June 26th 2013, we were delighted to launch Katy P. Sian's courageous book that challenges racialised communities to critically look at their conceptualisations of each other. 

Watch the show here 

4. IHRC in the Media

Islamophobia in the US is mainstream.

A UN report condemns Israel’s arrests of Palestinian children

5. Upcoming Events

Al Quds Day 2013

Join the annual demonstration and rally. Assemble at Portland Place at 2pm, marching to Grosvenor Square. Details for Al Quds Day 2013:

Date: Friday 02 August 2013
Time: 2.00pm – 7.00pm 
Assembly Point: Portland Place (near BBC Radio just off Duchess Street)
End/rally location: Grosvenor Square
Nearest train/tube: Regents Park (Bakerloo), Great Portland Street (Metropolitan), Euston Square (Metropolitan) & Euston Station (Northern, London Over ground and national rail)

For more information on any of the above, please contact events@ihrc.org or call the Events Team on 020 8904 4222 (Ext 1011)

Visionary Awakening

IHRC is delighted to host visionary photographer and artist Nasreen Shaikh Jamal al-Lail’s work at its gallery in Wembley, northwest London.  Jamal al-Lail  is a First class graduate in Photography (BA) from the University of Westminster.  Her work is being exhibited at MAPS over the summer.

Exhibition Launch Wednesday 18 September 2013, 7pm – 9pm

If you would like to attend the exhibition launch please contact events@ihrc.org. Space is limited so please book early.

6. Shop

More Bad News From Israel by Greg Philo and Mike Berry

This book not only discusses the media coverage of the ongoing conflict, it also aims to explain how viewers of mainstream media understand news, and how their views are largely shaped by media reports. A very relevant read to understand the current media practices and its effects on world politics today. This is a must have for those working or studying in journalism.

This link will take you to the IHRC bookshop where you can buy this book, or browse for more titles: http://shop.ihrc.org/more-bad-news-from-israel-greg-philo-and-mike-berry

The British Media And Muslim Representation: The Ideology of Demonisation by S.R. Ameli, Marandi, S.M., Ahmed, S. Kara, S. and Merali, A.

Volume six in the British Muslims' Expectations of Government presents an important discussion regarding the portrayal of Muslims in the British media. It questions the practices of the media and highlights a trend of bias against Muslims in the media. In the era of the ‘war on terror’ this IHRC publication raises key issues that need to be  addressed by the government. This link will take you to the IHRC bookshop where you can buy this book, or browse for more titles: http://shop.ihrc.org/bmeg-the-british-media-and-muslim-representation-volume-6

Emotional Fitness: This book serves as a guide to maintain emotional well being which is as important as our physical well being. It teaches the readers effective coping strategies for everyday life problems that lead to many Physiological and Psychological problems such as Depression, Stress and Anxiety. It will teach the readers how to manage ones emotions, feelings and sentiments in an effective manner while dealing with the negative emotions in a positive manner. http://shop.ihrc.org/emotional-fitness

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Holy Qur'an: Chapter 4, Verse 75

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