The Islamic Human Rights Commission is presents a
STUDENT CONFERENCE ON CAMPAIGNING FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
Date: 27 October 2002
Time: 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Location: Islamic Centre of England,
140 Maida Vale, London, W9
This conference is aimed at university and college students and its purpose is to raise awareness of the plight of the oppressed around the world and to equip Muslims with practical knowledge and skills on how to campaign for human rights and justice.
“Let there be among you a group that invites to the good, enjoins what is right and forbids what is evil, and they are those who are successful.” (Qur’an 3:104).
The conference will address the following areas:
Campaigning for Human Rights – Arzu Merali, Director of Research
Campaigning for Palestine – Massoud Shadjareh, Chairman of IHRC
Campaigning for Prisoners of Faith – Momina Khan, Director of Prisoners of Faith
Campaigning with the Media – Faisal Bodi, journalist
(It is anticipated that other speakers will also be attending and holding workshops).
The morning session of the conference will include a series of brief lectures on current IHRC projects and various aspects of campaigning. In the afternoon, workshops will be held to enable students to participate and learn/ improve campaigning techniques.
It is recommended that at least four students attend from each university to benefit fully from the conference. To book your place at the conference, please contact the IHRC office. Tickets are priced at £2.50. Lunch will be provided free of charge.
Islamic Human Rights Commission, Web: www.ihrc.org, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Telephone: (+44) 20 8902 0888, Fax: (+44) 20 8902 0889