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Islamic Human Rights Commission

9th November 2006

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Press Releases


Alert: Contact Moroccan Airlines to Reverse Muslim Prayer Ban
09 November 2006
IHRC urges the reversal of a recently introduced ban on Muslim staff at Royal Air Maroc from praying during work hours.

Press Release

Press Release: Beckett’s Comments Deny Reality of Life in the UK
09 November 2006
The Islamic Human Rights Commission is deeply concerned by the government’s abject refusal to accept that its policies are largely contributing to the rise of terrorism.


Is Islam a Threat to The West?
15 November 2006
In a YouGov survey in August 2006 53% of those questioned felt that Islam and Muslims posed a threat to Western liberal democracy.


Gaza doctors say patients suffering mystery injuries after Israeli attacks
18 October 2006
Doctors in Gaza have reported previously unseen injuries from Israeli weapons that cause severe burning and leave deep internal wounds, often resulting in amputations or death.

Muslim staff in Paris airport row
20 October 2006
Four Muslim baggage handlers are appealing against a decision to bar them from working at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris.

Warning over UK race riot danger
22 October 2006
The polarised debate over full-face veils could spark race riots in the UK, the head of the Commission for Racial Equality has warned.

Israel admits phosphorus bombing
22 October 2006
Israel has for the first time admitted it used controversial phosphorus shells during fighting against Hezbollah in Lebanon in July and August.

Danish court rejects cartoon suit
26 October 2006
A Danish court has rejected a libel case brought by several Muslim groups against a paper that published cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.

\’Civilians killed\’ in Nato raids
26 October 2006
Scores of civilians have been killed during Nato operations against Taleban fighters in southern Afghanistan, local officials and civilians say.

Israeli troops fire on women in mosque siege
04 November 2006
Palestinian women described yesterday how they were shot and injured in the face and the legs by Israeli troops as they led a protest march into the scene of the biggest military incursion into Gaza in months.

Aid agencies condemn Gaza carnage
09 November 2006
International aid agencies have reacted with dismay to the violence in Gaza in which at least 18 Palestinian civilians are known to have died.

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“And what reason have you that you should not fight in the way of Allah
and of the weak among the men and the women and the children, (of)
those who say: Our Lord! Cause us to go forth from this town, whose people
are oppressors, and give us from Thee a guardian and give us from Thee
a helper.”

Holy Qur’an: Chapter 4, Verse 75

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