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Salam everyone,

Next week we’re hosting the Decolonising the Mind training course with Sandew Hira. If you don’t have a ticket already, make sure to get one now! 

This week you have a chance to browse through some of our most recent Alerts. Its your chance do your part!

Another reminder about our Hate Crime Survey. It’s quick, easy and involves no writing on your part. So please TAKE IT if you haven’t already!

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PRESS RELEASES

IHRC CONDEMNS NEW ROUND OF EGYPT CONVICTIONS 

Verdicts handed down by two Egyptian courts against 163 people accused of violence in the aftermath of last summer’s military coup represent another hammer blow to hopes for political reform in the country.

ABU HAMZA CASE REVEALS BRITISH DOUBLE STANDARDS

The conviction of the deported British cleric Abu Hamza by a court in New York highlights once again the double standards of the British criminal justice system in dealing with Muslims.

ALERTS

There’s always a way for you to help and contribute – remind yourself of some our recent Alerts. Check out the links below for more information regarding the situation and what you can do

UPCOMING EVENTS

DECOLONISING THE MIND WITH SANDEW HIRA 2014 

WHAT: Following on from last year’s highly successful ‘Decolonising the Mind’ training, IHRC are hosting decolonial scholar and activist Sandew Hira on challenging one’s own ideological, political and cultural colonisation. Buy tickets HERE 

WHEN: Saturday 31 May from 9am – 5pm

WHERE: IHRC Bookshop & Gallery, 202 Preston Road, Wembley, HA9 8PA

DIVIDE AND RUIN: THE WEST’S IMPERIAL STRATEGY IN AN AGE OF CRISIS

WHAT: Author Dan Glazebrook discusses his new book ‘Divide and Ruin‘ and what he understands to be the development and refinement of ‘western’ strategy in relation to the Global South.

WHEN: Tuesday 3 June 6.30pm

WHERE: IHRC Bookshop & Gallery, 202 Preston Road, Wembley, HA9 8PA

AL-QUDS DAY 2014 

WHAT: A major national event with thousands of people coming from all over the country to show their solidarity with the people of Palestine and oppressed people everywhere.

WHEN: Friday 25 July from 3pm – 7pm

WHERE: Assembling at Duchess Street (near BBC Radio)

MEDIA

Were you unable to make it to the Islamophobia Awards earlier this year? Fortunately, you can watch footage of the event whenever you like!

Start with PART ONE 

SHOP

Street Music: Poems by Mike Marqusee: A new book of more than 60 poems written between 2009-2012, with a prose introduction by the author.The poems, including the long sequence, “Multiple Myeloma, a suite”, weave together personal and political themes.

Inherited Prejudices: Modern Oreintalists and their delusions regarding the Qur’an: A book aiming to analyse and criticise some of the more controversial prejudices (as proposed by Orientalists) in regards to the Qur’an

Muslim All Stars: ‘The Muslim All-Stars’ are made up of Leila, Imran, Che Amran, Sumaya and Adam. Between them they want to make a difference and help their local community. See if they can in this exciting new series written by Khaleel Muhammad who is a well-known singer of nasheeds (Islamic music).

Check out the online shop for what else is currently in stock and get regular updates on twitter by following @ihrcbookshop

GALLERY

COMING SOON…

‘ANOTHER DAY’ PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION

Nasreen Shaikh Jamal Al Lail, curator of the exhibition said: “Another Day questions the idea of the everyday and examines the lives of the locals under occupation. It allows viewers to encounter images they would not usually have a chance to see in conventional media.”

The exhibition launches on June 19 at 6.45pm 

Make sure you stop by our current exhibition if you haven’t already! We’re featuring Intifada Street artist and poet Mohammad Hamza. More details can be found HERE 

Buy limited edition Intifada Street prints from the shop by clicking HERE