What’s New at www.ihrc.org.uk?

Islamic Human Rights Commission

06 February 2008

What’s New at www.ihrc.org.uk?

In this ‘What’s New’ two reports submitted to United Nations, dealing with the issue of headscarf ban in Europe, the first announcement of IHRC’s annual conference as well as a Campaign Update on Imam Jamil Al-Amin in the US.



Campaign Update: Prisoners of Faith (USA): Imam Jamil Al-Amin – Request for Transfer
05 February 2008
Campaigners should be advised of an added letter to the Georgia Department of Corrections for Imam Jamil

Press Releases

Press Release: Bahrain – Human Rights Activists Detained and Ill-treated
01 February 2008
Detained human rights activists in Bahrain can face up to 32 years in prison


UK Event – Human Rights and Israel at 60: A look at the conflicting paths of two contemporaneous projects
04 May 2008
Speakers include: Yehudit Keshet, Jennifer Loewenstein, Daud Abdullah, Michael Warschawski and Meir Marglait.

Tribute to El Hajj Maalik Shabazz (Malcolm X)
17 February 2008
“When a person places the proper value on freedom, there is nothing under the sun that he will not do to acquire that freedom. Whenever you hear a man saying he wants freedom…


Briefing: freedom of religion in Belgium and the Hijab
01 February 2008
An overview of the laws pertaining to headscarves for women in Belgium, and Belgium\’s obligations under international human rights norms.

FRANCE: Concerns Regarding the Violation of CEDAW by the Banning of the Islamic Headscarf and other religious symbols in schools etc.
01 February 2008
Executive summary of report submitted to 40th session of CEDAW, January 2008 by IHRC.


Power to the (PALESTINIAN) people!
24 January 2008
The people of Palestinian have done it again, taking their own fate in their hands after being let down by their own \”moderate\” political leadership and, indeed, the entire international community in their struggle for freedom.

STATEMENT BY anti-Zionist Orthodox Jews including Neturei Karta
16 January 2008
Anti-Zionist Orthodox Jews react with horror at the most recent Zionist terrorist massacre that has occurred in Gaza

Letter from Orthodox Anti-Zionist Jews to Leader of Hamas in Gaza
16 January 2008
\”We wish to express our most sincere sympathies to all suffering Palestinians, especially following the latest vicious attack of the Zionists in Gaza.\”


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