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Updates on what has been happening in the past week including advice from Anti-raids network.


Contents

1. Intro
2. Alerts
3. Press Release
4. Campaigns
5. Multimedia
6. IHRC in Media
7. Upcoming Events
8. Articles
9. Shop

1. Intro
IHRC wishes all its supporters a happy and blessed Eid ul Fitr.  Please remember all the oppressed in your duas.  This last week saw the culmination of Al-Quds Day preparations, of which IHRC was part.  Additionally we have worked and networked on different cases and crises from sectarianism in Malaysia to immigration spot checks in the UK.  We also made public this week some details of just one of the shocking hate crime cases we deal with on a regular basis.  You can find out about all this and more below.
The IHRC Bookshop & Gallery is extending its 20% off books offer until next week.  Please use the code 20PERCENTOFFBOOKS when making your order at http://shop.ihrc.org
Please remember us in your duas, and consider giving us a donation by any of the methods below.  We rely on your contribution to enable us to support victims of hatred and violence.
The IHRC newsletter is here, and below you can find details on how to download it and distribute it. Other facets of IHRC’s work have been reported on including our hate crime monitoring activities and research in the UK and USA. 
If you would like to donate you can:
Visit us on-line and donate here
Or call the IHRC office on +44 20 8904 4222 between 9am – 5pm UK time, Monday to Friday and 10am – 6pm on Saturdays 
Or download a copy of our latest newsletter and fill in one of the donation forms and return to us.
Don’t forget you can follow us on Facebook, Twitter @ihrc or on Youtube. 
2. Alerts
IHRC seeks a dedicated individual to fill in its most recent vacancy for the events officer post, deadline 23 August.
This Ramadhan donate to IHRC to help them continue their struggle for justice. Help the cause: donate to IHRC in the last ten days of Ramadhan. IHRC carries out important work in the UK and around the world.  Work that is only possible with your support. 
From just a few copies to a few thousand, help get IHRC’s message heard
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. Press Releases
Universal Justice Network wishes all Muslims in Malaysia a happy and spiritually meaningful Eid al Fitr. Millions of Muslims have answered Allah’s command and completed the fast during the whole of Ramadhan and performed prayers and supplications to bring us closer to Him.
London, UK event sees thousands protest for Palestine. 3000 people attended the annual Al Quds demonstration this year making the event a huge success. Demonstrators gathered to ask for freedom and justice for the Palestinians.
4. Campaigns
Advice from the Anti-Raids Network - In the face of increased raids and stops and checks in public places by police on people though to be illegal immigrants, IHRC is reposting advice from the Anti-Raids Network for all those affected or concerned about the stops.
5. Multimedia
5 July, 2013, Cairo, Egypt: Demonstrators against military coup fired upon and injured.
6. IHRC in Media

Worship In Jerusalem For Ramadan's Final Friday Prayer At Al-Aqsa Mosque

On the last Friday prayer of this year's Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting, Palestinians struggled to reach Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem. The worshippers passed through multiple checkpoints and scaled walls with ladders in order to pray at one of Islam's most holy sites.

Hundreds of British nationals, including Muslims and anti-war activists, prepare to take part in the annual Al-Quds Day demonstration in London in support of the Palestinian resistance against the Zionist regime of Israel.
7. Upcoming Events
Watch LIVE on www.ihrc.tv. Wednesday 28th August 2013, 6.45pm
IHRC will be hosting an evening with the British soldier who refused to serve in Afghanistan, talking about his book 'Soldier Box’ (published June 2013) at the IHRC Bookshop in Wembley, London.
The event will be broadcast live at 6.45pm (GMT +1) on www.ihrc.tv and you can participate by sending your questions via Twitter @ihrc, email media@ihrc.org and via our Facebook page
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. 
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.
8. Articles
The government's current campaign against Shi'ite Islam has only exposed its deep ignorance about age-old differences within the Islamic tradition that have been tolerated for centuries, according to PAS president Tuan Guru Abdul Hadi Awang.
A Muslim woman was attacked in the early hours of Monday morning in Mayfair, London.
In the early hours of Monday morning, as a 55-year-old woman returned home after Suhur (closing fast) at a friends, she was brutally attacked in London's exclusive Mayfair area in the UK.  A man grabbed her from behind and repeatedly punched her in the back of the head. 
9. Shop
If you are going to buy one book this year, make it The Prisoners' Diaries edited by Norma Hashim.  This book brings together the testimonies of former Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails.  It is a powerful reminder of the injustice faced daily for over 60 years by the Palestinians, but also a message of hope from those who have suffered from some of the worst extremes.  Only £5, all profits go to charitable causes.
We have extended our offer of 20% off all books until after Eid, so make the most of this opportunity.  Use the code 20PERCENTOFFBOOKS when shopping with us on-line htto://shop.ihrc.org

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