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PRESS RELEASE: Islamophobia Awards 2004, London, UK, June 26, Saturday

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The 'Islamophobia Awards' is IHRC's annual comedy event aims to highlight prevailing prejudices and subvert them using humour.

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Islamic Human Rights Commission
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21st May 2004

PRESS RELEASE: Islamophobia Awards 2004, London, UK, June 26, Saturday
Event details

The 'Islamophobia Awards' is IHRC's annual comedy event aims to highlight prevailing prejudices and subvert them using humour. The evening consists of satire, musical entertainment, a fundraising auction, a sumptuous meal and of course the spoof awards themselves.

Mock awards will be presented (in absentia) to the most Islamophobic in the following categories:

British Politician of the Year
International Politician
Media Personality
Media

and also Islamophobe of the Year, which was won last year by George W. Bush for his outstanding achievement in this field.

On a more serious note, the event will showcase the work of IHRC in combating the growing phenomenon of anti-Muslim hatred and prejudice which is increasingly manifesting itself in legislation and violence world-wide.

Press wishing to attend the awards need to register with the Press Office in advance. An embargoed list of winners will be available in advance as well as opportunities to interview senior IHRC personnel.

IHRC's annual Islamophobia Awards will take place this year Saturday 26th June 2004 at the Islamic Centre of England, 140 Maida Vale, London, W9. On street parking is available. Nearest tube station Kilburn Park / Maida Vale (Bakerloo line), British Rail, Kilburn High Road (Euston to Watford Junction).

For more information please contact, awards@ihrc.org or call (+44) 20 8904 4222 or (+44) 7958 60 74 75.

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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