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Islamic Human Rights Commission

24th August 2006

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Press Releases


CAMPAIGN UPDATE: Leave denied to judicially review British government’s assistance with military shipments to Israel
23 August 2006
IHRC comment and link to Channel 4 newsbroadcast on revelations from the case on the number and nature of munitions flights to Israel from the US via the UK.

PRESS RELEASE: First Court Date in Proceedings to Prevent British Government’s Military Shipments to Israel, High Court, London, UK, 22nd August 2006, 2pm
21 August 2006
2pm, August 22nd, High Court, The Strand, London, UK

For more information on the case refer to the articles section

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09 August 2006
Once more our annual newsletter is about to go to press. We hope to be ready for circulation a week before Ramadan. We urge you to become a newsletter distributor in your local area


The Water of Cana is turned to Blood.
31 July 2006
His Eminence Metropolitan Philip, Primate, of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America talks about the recent horriffic and bloody history of Qana, a village in lebanon rooted deep in Christian history.

Palestine Red Crescent Society (PRCS) Condemns Attacks on Health Organizations, PRCS Staff
20 July 2006
Al-Bireh, July 19th 2006 – PRCS condemns the Israeli targeting of the health organizations and medical staff as well as the series of Israelis attacks at medical staff and particularly at PRCS staff.

United States to Israel: you have one more week to blast Hizbullah
19 July 2006
Bush\’gave green light\’ for limited attack, say Israeli and UK sources

Lebanese refugees live off donations
19 July 2006
Outside the Institute for the Blind in Kfar Sousseh, central Damascus, volunteers unload brown boxes of aid arriving for the hundreds of Lebanese families housed here after fleeing across the Syrian border.

Lebanese question world\’s silence
19 July 2006
Many Lebanese say the failure of the international community to resolve the crisis in their country is worsening the situation.

Dazed Refugees Flood Beirut
19 July 2006
BEIRUT — Nonstop battles between Israel and Hezbollah have wreaked a massive humanitarian crisis in Lebanon, driving as many as 500,000 people from their homes, according to United Nations estimates.

Thousands of Lebanese flee to Beirut from unstable south
18 July 2006
As foreign powers mobilised to evacuate their citizens, tens of thousands of Lebanese civilians were fleeing the country\’s southern areas last night, following six days of near-continual bombardment by Israeli artillery and air power.


‘Against Zionism: Jewish Perspective’ conference audio and papers on-line
29 July 2006
Listen to or download in PDF format the presentations of the July 2006 conference


The Blame Game: International Law and the Current Crisis in the Middle East
20 July 2006
This briefing seeks to assess the legal position of a response to Israeli aggression and policies towards Lebanon and the Palestinian people.

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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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