EVENT ALERT : Emergency Vigil called outside Israeli embassy today at 2pm


Israel has launched an attack on Gaza firing missiles into one of the most densely populated areas in the world. There are twenty confirmed dead so far including two children, with the death toll expected to rise considerably as Israeli forces are currently mobilising on the border for a possible invasion. Rinan Arafat a seven-year-old girl was just one of the children killed in the attack.   

IHRC is calling for a vigil outside the Israeli embassy to condemn these murderous actions. The international community need to condemn this act of aggression and call for a halt in Israel’s murderous actions. This is a continuation of acts of aggression against Gaza and Israel is now attempting to escalate the situation.  

IHRC has called on activists and campaigners to attend the peaceful vigil outside the Israeli embassy.

Date: Friday 16th November (Today)

Time: 14:00 – 16:30 GMT

Location: Outside the Israeli embassy. 2 Palace Green Gardens, W8 4QB
Nearest Tube Station: High Street Kensington

For more information please contact the Events Office of the IHRC at (+44) 20 8904 4222, or via email at events@ihrc.org. Alternatively, you can call (+44) 7825611052.

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This vigil is being organised by the Islamic Human Rights Commission. Supporters include –

Inminds, The Muslim Association of Britain, Friends of Al-Aqsa, Islamic Forum of Europe, Islamic Centre of England, Stop the War Coalition


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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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