Reports on Hman Rights Abuses in Zanzibar and Mauritius Launched today

Islamic Human Rights Commission


REPORTS ON HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES IN Zanzibar AND Mauritius Launched today.


30th May 2001

IHRC will be launching its latest two reports:

‘Suppressing Dissent: The Crackdown on Muslims in Zanzibar’

‘Equal in the Eyes of Law: Police Brutality and the Abuse of Human Rights in Mauritius’

tonight at 6 p.m. at 140 Maida Vale, London, W9

If you would like to attend or require further information, press releases, report summaries or copies of reports please call us on (+44) 20 8902 0888 or (+44) 958 522 196 or e-mail us on

The agenda of the programme follows:


6:00 pm Registration & Refreshments

6:25 pm Recitation & Translation of the Qur’an

6:40 pm Introduction by Chair of Programme

6:45 pm Overview of IHRC work

6:50 pm Suppressing Dissent in Zanzibar

7:00 pm Police Brutality in Mauritius

7:10 pm Questions

7:30 pm Close of Programme