What’s New at www.ihrc.org?

Islamic Human Rights Commission

2nd June 2003

What’s New at www.ihrc.org?

Assalaam alaikum,

IHRC’s website has continued to expand apace, although we still have not completed our archive of material. New material added to the website aside from alerts and press releases include many article and briefings. The following are links to and reviews of just some.

1. Articles

Recent additions to the articles section on IHRC website include

‘Reverse Dialogue: Global Exclusivism and Inclusivism-Hard Power and Soft Power’ by Dr. Saied Reza Ameli. This paper attempts to see what is the fundamental problem for implementation of dialogue as a means for achieving peace and global co-operation in the cultural, political and economic arenas.


AUDIO: IHRC interviewed over new powers under Asylum, Immigration & Nationality Act
IHRC Chairman debates the measures with Tory MP Anne Widdecombe on BBC Radio 4 / Worls Service\’s Sunday programme, April 6, 2003.

AUDIO: IHRC\’s views on the Middle East peace process
IHRC Chairman interviewed on BBC Radio 4 / World Service Sunday programme, 30th March 2003, as part of a piece on Muslim views on the issue.

VIDEO: Global Conflict: Is Religion to Blame?
29 March 2003 . Islamic Unity Society presented this Panel discussion. Panellists included Rev. Stephen Sizer, Dr. Saeed Al-Shehabi and Massoud Shadjareh. Watch this event.


COMMENT: Al-Jazeera tells the truth about war
My station is a threat to American media control – and they know it, says Faisal Bodi.

What our Prime Minister John Howard did NOT tell us
Speech to Coburg Peace Rally 15 March 2003 by Bilal Cleland, Australia. http://server792.dnslive.net/~ihrc/show.php?id=569

The Status and Condition of Israeli Arabs
Dr. Anthony McRoy\’s paper seeks to examine the status and condition of Israeli Arabs. It was first presented at the Al-Quds: City of Three Monotheistic Faiths conference, held in London, March 2003.

Palestine as a Millennium Dome: Globalization, Exceptionalism, Americanism, Zionism and Palestinization of the World
Dr. Saied Reza Ameli, Assistant Professor in University of Tehran. Presented at the \’Al-Quds: City of Three Monotheistic Faiths\’ Conference, London, UK.

2. Briefings

A two part events analysis briefing: ‘Post-Saddam Iraq – The Pentagon’s far-right poised to take over’
Part1: http://server792.dnslive.net/~ihrc/show.php?id=619
Part 2: http://server792.dnslive.net/~ihrc/show.php?id=617

Further analytical and legal briefings on the recent war on Iraq on: Prisoners of War; Cluster Bombs; Pentagon misinformation regarding Iraqi personalities can all be found at:

A critical reading of media reportage can be found in the briefing: Language, media and the public mind – A case study of reporting of the ‘ricin’ incident

Further briefings on the human rights situation and background in Central Asia are also available:




Finally the briefing, ‘Derogation from A Non-Derogable Right? Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights, Immigration and the British Government’ can be found at:



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