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Islamic Human Rights Commission

22nd June 2007

What’s New at www.ihrc.org.uk?

In this ‘What’s New’ the latest issue of the Palestine Internationalist, An important development in the case of Babar Ahmed, IHRC’s critical response to Salman Rushdies Knighthood and the report published by the Commission on Integration and Cohesion as well as an event commemorating the 2000th day of detention at Guantanamo.

Press Releases


Fowarded Alert: From the Palestine Internationalist
21 June 2007
The latest issue on-line now at www.palint.org

Forwarded Alert from Free Babar Ahmad Campaign
15 June 2007

Forwarded Alert: Murder of British Tourists in India
25 May 2007
The Dawood Family Justice Campaign has voiced their support for an Early Day Motion condemning the murder of 3 British tourists in Gujarat India.

Alert: Prisoners of Faith Campaign Pack: Khairat Al-Shater – Muslim Brotherhood
15 May 2007
Khairat Al-Shater is the deputy to the supreme guide of Muslim Brotherhood (MB). He is seen as the chief strategist and financier of the organization. He was captured on 14 December 2006 in relation to an incident which took place on 10 December 2006,

Press Releases

Press Release: Salman Rushdie Awarded Knighthood
19 June 2007
IHRC is deeply concerned by the recent knighthood awarded to Salam Rushdie in the Queen?s birthday honours.

Press Release: By Ignoring Exclusion by Majority, Cohesion Report Causes Further Marginalisation
14 June 2007
The Islamic Human Rights Commission is very critical of today\’s report published by the Commission on Integration and Cohesion.

Press Release: IHRC Response to Tony Blair’s Statement to Train Imams in UK Universities
04 June 2007
The Islamic Human Rights Commission is deeply concerned by the recent statement made by Tony Blair to have more imams and religious leaders trained in the UK.

Press Release: Control Orders and Abusive System provide No Security
24 May 2007
IHRC reiterates its opposition to control orders.


Detention Without Trial
11 July 2007
Lives in Limbo in Britain

Shaker Aamer – Detainee 239, A South London Man In Guantanamo
30 June 2007
A Cageprisoners conference to mark 2000 days of the existence of Guantanamo Bay and the ongoing imprisonment of Shaker and others

Are Women Liberated in the 21st Century
28 June 2007
For as long as we can remember ‘Women’s Lib’, Feminism, ‘Girl Power’, along with a whole range of other terminology has described a struggle women have pursued across the globe for many decades. A debate for the ‘Muslim woman’ and the ‘Western woman\’

India\’s \’War on Terror\’ and Human Rights
27 June 2007
A meeting in the House of Commons in support of the
Save Afzal Guru Campaign

A Cry For Help
24 June 2007
An Event organised in Manchester by \’HHUGS\’, an organisation that supports the family of detainees.


Prisoner of Faith Pack: Khairat Al-Shater, Egypt
16 May 2007
Khairat Al-Shater is the deputy to the supreme guide of Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt.


The CIA and Fatah; Spies, Quislings and the Palestinian Authority
21 June 2007
When Hamas gunmen stormed the Fatah security compounds in Gaza last week they found huge supplies of American-made weaponry including 7,400 M-16 assault rifles, dozens of mounted machine guns, rocket launchers, 7 armored military jeeps,…

US Lifts Embargo To Help Abbas
19 June 2007
The United States yesterday lifted its embargo on direct aid to, and diplomatic contact with, the Palestinian government, joining the European Union and other countries in a swift demonstration of support for embattled President Mahmoud Abbas …

Iraq Now Ranked Second Among World\’s Failed States
18 June 2007
Iraq has emerged as the world\’s second most unstable country, behind Sudan, more than four years after President George W. Bush ordered the U.S. invasion to topple Saddam Hussein, according to a survey released on Monday.

Rights law applies to Mousa case
13 June 2007
The Law Lords have ruled that UK human rights laws do apply to a civilian who died in British custody in Iraq.

US \’cannot hold enemy combatant\’
11 June 2007
President George W Bush cannot order the indefinite military detention of a Qatari man accused of being an al-Qaeda agent, a US appeals court has ruled. https://www.ihrc.org.uk/show.php?id=2767

EU step to resume Palestinian aid
11 June 2007
The EU has signed an agreement to train officials in the Palestinian Authority\’s Finance Ministry, so that direct aid can resume in the future.


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