Bulgaria’s Muslims: From Communist Assimilation to Tentative Recognition

With the ascendancy of the communist regime in 1946 and its reign until 1990, Bulgaria's various Muslim ethnic groups witnessed harsh repression and forced assimilation campaigns.

How to change the narrative on Palestine

Roshan Muhammed Salih argues that pro-Palestinian activists in the West must take a braver, more pro-active stand to advance the Palestinian narrative in the...

Good Practice on the Headscarf in Europe

An examination of how various European countries have tried to integrate headscarf-wearing women into the education and work sector by taking steps to accommodate their religious practices.

The Plight of Chechen Refugees in Georgia

--------------------------------------------------- Islamic Human Rights Commission --------------------------------------------------- 17 June 2003The Plight of Chechen Refugees in Georgia Following the second Russian invasion of Chechnya in...

IHRC Annual Newsletter 2004 – 2005

Read a round-up of some of IHRC's activities in this PDF version of its newsletter.

Emergency Legislation Violates Human Rights Standards

Home Secretary David Blunkett is taking steps to introduce emergency legislation as a result of the atrocities of September 11. The Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill includes measures to detain terrorist suspects indefinitely without trial.

Mercenaries in Bahrain: The cruel crackdown of the uprising

An analysis on the recruitment of foreign mercenaries by Bahrain authorities in order to curb anti-regime protests

Whose Hajj is it anyway?

Reflect on how ownership of this sacred Islamic institution needs to be reclaimed by the Muslim Ummah collectively

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