Azerbaijan and the Hijab Ban: A new Kemalist nightmare?

A background briefing on human rights violations in Azerbaijan.

Uzbekistan – Torture, the Language of Repression

IHRC is deeply concerned at the severity of the political repression in Uzbekistan.

IHRC Newsletter 2002

An outline of IHRC's work over the last year. With details of how to get involved.

British Satellite News: Muslims Consider Hidden Victims of September 11

Research conducted by the Islamic Human Rights Commission says that the surge in anti-Muslim activity following September 11 should be met with anti-discrimination legislation in the UK to protect the Muslim community.

The International Criminal Court and Possible US Prosecution

Perpetrators safe in the knowledge that the international community will not bring them to account have committed some of the worst crimes of modern times.

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.

Administration of Afghanistan

With the overthrow of the Taliban regime, the fate of war-torn Afghanistan hangs in the balance. The four Afghan factions, the Northern Alliance, the Pakistan-based Peshawar Front, the Iran-backed Cyprus Group, and the Rome Process representing former Ki

Emergency Legislation Violates Human Rights Standards, Update number 2

IHRC has a number of further concerns regarding the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill currently being pushed through parliament in an unprecedented attempt to curtail civil liberties in the UK.

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