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URGENT EVENT ALERT: IHRC is informing supporters of two events taking place in London Tonight.

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Two recommended lectures taking place tonight entitled 'Gaza Holocaust: A Travesty of Democracy, Justice, & Human Rights' and 'Islamic Thought in 18th Century China.'

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Islamic Human Rights Commission
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20 January 2008

Gaza Holocaust: A Travesty of Democracy, Justice, & Human Rights

By

Professor George Joffe *

Date: Tuesday, 20th January 2009
Time: 6.30pm
Venue: Abrar House, 45 Crawford Place, W1H 4LP
(nearest station: Edgware Road)

The ongoing slaughter of innocent Palestinians is causing uproar throughout the globe as Israel is internationally condemned for its brutal aggression. The stance of major powers including Britain and the US is viewed as an affront to decency and humanity. Of significance is the lack of political action or influence of Arab and Muslim rulers who do not match the inspirations and actions of their masses Where will this aggression lead to? George Joffe will discuss the true motives behind Israel's aggression and the strategic implications for Palestinians and the region as a whole

*George Joffe was Deputy Director of Studies at the Royal Institute of International Affairs (chatham House) between 1997 and 2000. He is now a visiting professor at Kings College, London University and is attached to the Centre of International Studies in Cambridge University. He teaches on undergraduate and postgraduate courses at both universities. As well as being an Associate Fellow of the Middle East & North Africa Programme at the Royal United Services Institute, he is also a member of the Instituto de Estudos Estrategicos e Internacionais in Lisbon where he manages the EuroMesco network of strategic studies institutes in Europe and the Mediterranean basin on behalf of the European Union, as part of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership. His research interests include trans-national risk in the Mediterranean legal systems, migrant communities and Euro-American relations.

Dinner will be served.

Admission is Free. However due to catering purposes please register for the event by sending an email to info@open-discussions.com or a text to 07795 660 438
Also Tonight
The Islamic College is holding a seminar titled:
'Islamic Thought in 18th Century China.'
Speakers: Professors William Chittick and Sachiko Murata
Venue: The Islamic College
Tuesday, 20th January 2009 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
The programme will comprise of lectures followed by an interactive session with our distinguished guests to facilitate exchange of dialogue. For the outline of the discussion please see flyer attached.
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For more information, please contact the office on the numbers or email below.

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"And what reason have you that you should not fight in the way of Allah and of the weak among the men and the women and the children, (of) those who say: Our Lord! Cause us to go forth from this town, whose people are oppressors, and give us from Thee a guardian and give us from Thee a helper."
Holy Qur'an: Chapter 4, Verse 75

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