20 January 2013
2. Genocide Memorial Day 2013
3. Press Releases
Today is one of the biggest events in the IHRC calendar; Genocide Memorial Day 2013. A whole host of speakers from various parts of the world will be attended and speaking at our conference in London. We’re also planning on streaming the event for our international followers.
We have also been busy doing the day-to-day work, defending the rights of the oppressed. A team from the Universal Justice Network (UJN) which included IHRC has just returned from Indonesia after responding to the plight of the Muslims who are suffering sectarian violence and discord.
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2. Genocide Memorial Day 2013
Registration still open
Date: Sunday 20th January
Time: 14:30 – 19:30
Venue: University College London, Cruciform Lecture Theatre
Register for FREE at www.genocidememorialday.org
IHRC will be holding the fourth annual Genocide Memorial Day with speakers and guests coming from around the world.
The philosophy behind GMD rejects the notion that there is a hierarchy of victim depending on their background. We want to hold people accountable in the framework of GMD by highlighting those people and power structures who have perpetrated genocides or genocidal acts and we want to remember the victims who have lost their lives.
For those who are unable to attend and are followers of IHRC from other parts of the world, we will be streaming the event LIVE on www.ihrc.tv
3. Press Releases
FORWARDED PRESS RELEASE: UJN condemns the sectarian bomb attacks in Pakistan
The Universal Justice Network strongly condemns the bomb attacks which killed more than 100 people in one day.
ACTION ALERT: Bahrain – Demand immediate and unconditional release of Human Rights defender Said Yousif Al-Muhafdhah
Human rights defender, Said Yousif Al-Muhafdhah,continues to be detained following his arrest on 17 December 2012 on the charge of “disseminating false news over twitter”. IHRC urges its supporters to write to their foreign minister and the UN demanding that they take the necessary measures to ensure his immediate release so that he may continue his peaceful work in defense of human rights.
ACTION ALERT: Nigeria – Demand end to harassment of Al-Mizan newspaper staff
The Editor of Hausa-language Al-Mizan Newspaper Malam Musa Muhammad Awwal and Reporter Malam Aliyu Saleh continue to be harassed by local authorities after their release from detention without charge. Write to your Foreign Minister, the Nigerian authorities and the UN demanding they stop their harassment.
Sanctions: Lessons from Iraq
An overview of the oppressive sanctions regime against Iraq and its implications today.
A UJN delegation starts its mission to Indonesia to discuss unity and progress
VIDEO – Author Evening: Amina Inloes & Nazmina Virjee – Spiritual Mysteries and Ethical Secrets
On the 16th of January 2013, IHRC hosted an Author evening with Amina Inloes & Nazmina Virjee. They are co-translators with Muhammad Reza Tajri of Spiritual Mysteries and Ethical Secrets (al-Haqa’iq) (al-Haqa’iq fi Mahasin al-Akhlaq) and joined us to discuss their work on this acclaimed text, its meanings and what the process has meant to them. You can watch the video of their session on IHRC TV by visiting the link below.
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