As the Islamic Awakening in Bahrain has ended its first year, Hassan Mushaima still languishes in prison. Write letters and emails to your country’s foreign minister, and your local MP, demanding that your foreign minister explain their indifference to the plight of Hassan Mushaima, and ask your MP to raise his plight in Parliament. Look under the alerts section for the link.
IHRC delegation attends the annual Universal Justice Network meeting in Indonesia in April 2012, for more information about the event checkout the Press Release section in this article.
“Drums Beat for Another War in the Middle East!” is the title of the latest campaign by IHRC’s campaign department. This is a letter addressing the British government and the international community to put an end to the acceptability of the irresponsible rhetoric of war. Add your name or the name of your organisation to the list of signatories of this letter. Check the alerts section for more details.
The ongoing crisis in Bahrain and the human right abuses facing the Muslims minorities in the UK and the Netherlands were the topic of IHRC’s recent submissions to the UN human rights council. Check the links for the submissions in the ‘IHRC at UN’ section below.
‘Gaza’s suffering Heroes April 3 2012’ is the title of Lauren Booth’s Dairy written from Gaza. For Lauren’s article and more look under the comment section.
There are many interesting book titles on display at the IHRC’s bookshop, highlight of which has been mentioned under the shop section. Please note if you can drop in to buy the book from our bookshop, currently there is a 20 % discount on selected items. Please see the shop section for more details.
Action Alert: Bahrain – Write letters questioning the apathy towards Mushaima
Action Alert: Global – Sign the statement condemning the imminent war in the Middle East
Action Alert: Bahrain – Write letters denouncing the Grand Prix in Bahrain
IHRC at UN
Bahrain: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review 13th Session 21st May – 1st June 2012
IHRC highlights the grim situation of Bahrainis under the current regime.
Bahrain: Individual Oral Statement on the deterioration of the human rights situation
IHRC draws attention to the deterioration of the Bahrain’s human rights situation at an alarming scale.
UK: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review 13th Session 21st May – 1st June 2012
IHRC highlights the human rights abuses facing the Muslim minorities in the UK.
Netherlands: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review 13th Session 21st May – 1st June 2012
IHRC highlights the human rights abuses facing the Muslim minority living in the Netherlands.
Gaza’s suffering Heroes April 3 2012
Lauren’s account of the current circumstances of the life in Gaza.
Mohamed Merah and I
Houria Bouteldja’s speech in the name of “2012: Printemps des quartiers populaires” (2012: Spring of the poor districts).
Syria’s Email Wars: The Opposition Leaks
Email Wars following the recently leaked emails allegedly belonging to Syrian president Bashar Assad and his wife in Syria.
Arab Uprisings and Palestine in the Lebanese and Syrian Imaginings
A detailed analysis of Arab uprisings in the Middle East by Samah Idriss.
Islamic Frontiers of China
Author: Wong How Man & Adel Awni Dajani
Peoples on the Silk Road
The Meaning of Waiting
Author: Victoria Brittain
‘Where is his dignity? Or mine? In that place for criminals.’
Rules of the Game
Author: Asim Qureshi
‘This is an important book on a subject that is crucial to the rather frightening era we are living thorough. Asim Qureshi writes from a knowledge as deep as anyone in the field. A must read.’
Clive Stafford Smith, lawyer of the Guantanamo detainees and director of Reprieve
The John Carlos Story
Author: John Carlos with Dave Zirin
‘How can you ask someone to live in the world and not have anything to say about injustice’
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Holy Qur’an: Chapter 4, Verse 75
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