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PRESS RELEASE: Muslim Human Rights Lawyer Celebrated at IHRC Awards

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Special award for the work of Mudassar Arani.

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Islamic Human Rights Commission
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29th June 2004

PRESS RELEASE: Muslim Human Rights Lawyer Celebrated at IHRC Awards
Special award for the work of Mudassar Arani

Leading human rights and family lawyer Mudassar Arani was presented with two surprise awards, Saturday evening at the Islamic Human Rights Commission's 'Islamophobia Awards'.

Every year a special prize is awarded for challenging Islamophobia. This year the IHRC panel choose Mudassar Arani as someone who in the curse of the last year has had to face Islamophobia from the media in her pursuit of the same standards of justice for Muslims in the British legal system.

A similar award was also presented by representatives of the Welsh civil liberties and advocacy organization, RAHMA (Racial Attacks and Harassment Monitoring Association).

Photographs of the event are now available. Please contact the press office for copies or for more information on (+44) 20 8904 4222 or (+44) 7958 522 196 or (+44) 7958 60 74 75. or (+44) 7903 053362 or email info@ihrc.org

Islamic Human Rights Commission
PO Box 598
Wembley
HA9 7XH
United Kingdom

Telephone (+44) 20 8904 4222
Fax (+44) 20 8904 5183
Email: info@ihrc.org
Web: www.ihrc.org.uk

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