Islamophobia Conference 2016: The Environment of Hate and the Police State

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WHEN: Saturday, 10 December from 2pm – 6.30pm
WHERE: P21 Gallery, 21 Chalton Street, London NW1 1JD
Nearest tube stations:
King’s Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Euston Square Underground Station
Euston Station

Programme / Speakers Bios

Two panels of experts will look at how education, the legal system and the PREVENT / Counter-terrorism regime coalesce to create an environment of hate that facilitates the operation of a de facto Police State. In this state citizens are either living in fear and self-censorship, or full and knowing complicity, or exceptionalist complacency or a combination of some or all of the aforesaid. Whilst the primary targets and victims of hateful discourse, discrimination and state and street violence are Muslims, everyone lives in this Environment and this State, many minoritised communities now feel a resurgence of hatred and everyone is impacted negatively.

IHRC and Scotland Against Criminalising Communities are collaborating for this year’s Islamophobia Conference. Please keep an eye for updates on the conference in Edinburgh.

Confirmed speakers:
Professor Gus John
Nisha Kapoor
David Miller
Arzu Merali
Rob Ferguson
Ramon Grosfoguel
Houria Bouteldja
Les Levidow

Supporting Organisations:
Lewisham Islamic Centre
Intifada Street
CAMPACC
SACC
Bandung2 Movement
Malcolm X Movement
NUS Black Students
Islamic Centre of England
Cambridge Stop the War

FREE ENTRY. Lunch is served from 1pm. Please RSVP your attendance with ashiya@ihrc.org

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