Emancipating the Muslim Mind

Fahad Ansari challenges the institutional mindset amongst UK Muslims regarding the electoral process, in this timely piece.   “The most potent weapon in the hands of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed” Steve Biko “We are going to emancipate ourselves from mental slavery

IHRC extends support to pro-Palestine student encampments

IHRC has sent a letter of appreciation and support to the student encampments that have sprung up at campuses across the UK. The letter commends students for taking a principled stand against the ongoing genocide in Gaza and demanding that universities sever all ties with

ASEAN must take punitive measures over Rohingya Genocide

Background Take Action Template Letter Addresses   Background The continuation of refugees attempting to escape from Arakan, Myanmar, often trapped in boats for weeks, has shown that the genocide is not ending.  The Rohingya are still in such a desperate situation that they are willing

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Why Genocide Denial and Genocide Awareness Matter

As tensions continue to simmer in the former Yugoslav state, Demir Mahmutćehajić’s reflections as to commemoration and erasure of current and previous genocides in Bosnia and elsewhere provides some insight into the possibilities and perils of the future. In July 2017[i], Islamic Human Rights Commission

Global call for UN to act now over Gaza war crimes

Over 300 prominent activists, politicians, academic and religious figures from all over the world have come together to make an urgent plea to the United Nations to use its offices to bring an immediate end to the “bloodbath” in Gaza. Spearheaded by the IHRC, the

Myanmar – Demand Justice for the Rohingya

Background 6 years ago today, August 25th 2017, the Myanmar military launched its largest campaign of atrocities against the Rohingya to date, turning what had been an already oppressive situation for the mainly Muslim minority in Arakan, into a genocide. Whilst the killing of men,