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Contents
1.    Breifings
2.    Comments
3.    Alerts
4.    Event Reports
5.    Multimedia
   i.Videos


1. Briefings

Saudi Arabia's Political Prisoners: Towards a Third Decade of Silence, 13 October 2011IHRC’s (Arabic version)
latest briefing deals with the little known plight of political prisoners in Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia's Political Prisoners: Towards a Third Decade of Silence, 3 October 2011
IHRC’s latest briefing deals with the little known plight of political prisoners in Saudi Arabia.

THE ATTICA REVOLT: HEROIC PRISON UPRISING, 12 October 2011
Sasuie Abbas Leghari overviews the tragic and amazing events of a generation ago, and the importance of their legacy.


2. Comment

The Irvine 11 and Criminalisation of "Free Speech”, 24 September 2011
Dr. Abdul Wahid explains the consequences of the case.


3. Alerts

Forwarded Alert: UK – Muslim Youth Helpline needs you! 13 October 2011
MYH needs your help to raise £6,000.

Event Alert: Author Evening with Kwame Nimako, 12 October 2011

Kwame Nimako discusses his new book ‘The Dutch Atlantic’

Forwarded Alert: France – Petition in Support of Houria Bouteldja against Right-wing Persecution, 10 October 2011

Houria Bouteldja, a long-time activist against all forms of racist discrimination, is being prosecuted for racial defamation against the French.

Shop Alert: Special Offer in Commemoration of Columbus Day/ Indigenous Resistance Day, 07 October 2011

Columbus Day Reading – What the colonisation of America means for Indigenous peoples.

Event Alert: An Evening with Muhsin (Jak) Kilby, 04 October 2011

Muhsin Kilby showcases his world renowned pictures from his travels in Palestine.

Alert: Yemen: Regime brutalises a united Yemen as Saleh returns from Saudi Arabia, 04 October 2011

Saleh’s return brings more bloodshed to the streets of Sana’a and other cities.

Forwarded Alert: Spain – A two-week summer course in Critical Muslim Studies in Granada, 03 October 2011

A two-week summer course in Critical Muslim Studies in Granada Spain, organised by the Center for the Study of Intercultural Dialogues (Granada, Spain).

Forwarded Alert: UK – A conference on defending multiculturalism, 03 October 2011

A one-day national convention bringing together a broad alliance celebrating diversity, rejecting Islamophobia and fascism

Alert: Bahrain/UK: Business event set to promote trade links with Bahrain at ICC, 27 September 2011

Lord Digby Jones sponsors trade fair which legitimises Bahraini bloodshed.

Alert: UK – Part-time Campaign worker / general administrative worker, Vacancy at the IHRC

Part-time 2 to 3 days a week, maybe extended to a full time post. One year contract, with possibility of renewal.

Alert: UK – IHRC’s Massoud Shadjareh on channel four, 22 September 2011

IHRC’s Chairman Massoud Shadjareh is to appear on Channel 4's religion and ethics strand, 4thought.tv.

Event Alert: Author Evening with Professor Salman Sayyid, 21 September 2011

Author Evening with Professor Salman Sayyid on his book ‘A Fundamental Fear’ & ‘Thinking Through Islamophobia: Global Perspectives’

Alert: Bahrain: Government crackdown on thousands of mourners at funerals, 21 September 2011

Regime’s security apparatus use teargas, rubber bullets and stun grenades to disperse gatherings.


4. Event Reports

Event Report: Author Evening with Salman Sayyid, 07 October 2011
IHRC welcomed renowned professor and writer Salman Sayyid in its September Author Evening on Thursday 22 September


5. Multimedia

i. Video

Press TV - Saudi Arabia accused of jailing 30,000 political prisoners, 07 October 2011
A new report by the Islamic Human Rights Commission in London says that there are around 30,000 political prisoners in Saudi Arabian jails.

Watch 'Irvine11 Townhall Meeting: Responding To The Verdict' Live, 25 September 2011
Responding to the Verdict Live here at 16:00 West Coast USA / UK 22:00 (GMT+1)

'Syrian people demands must be met' 14 September 2011
Saudi Arabia, Qatar, US, Israel and UK covert attacks inside Syria are all about separating Syria from its support for Hizbullah and Hamas and Iran

9-11: The Hidden Victims - Part 1, 12 September 2011
Part 1 of an IHRC Seminar held in 2002 to mark the first year anniversary of 9-11.

'Palestine highlights Saudi hypocrisy' 12 September 2011
Interview with Raza Kazim, spokesman for the Islamic Human Rights Commission from London.


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