ENVIRONMENT OF HATE: THE NEW NORMAL – Press Conference
The press conference was held on 17 November 2015 to launch th elatest study by IHRC on anti-Muslim experiences in the UK. A video of the event can be found here. A page about the report can be found here.
ISLAMOPHOBIA: THE CHANGING FACE OF RACISM
The 2015 Conferences were held in London and Edinburgh on 12 December, in co-oridnation with Scotland Against Criminalising Communities (SACC). Videos and event reports will be published soon.
INSTITUTIONAL ISLAMOPHOBIA CONFERENCE:
IHRC’s conference aims to be more than just pure theology in the form of presentations given by speakers before an audience. We analyse institutional and structural forms of prejudice and hatred with some focus on recent events, particularly regarding education and political activism
THE HATE CRIME PROJECT: MUSLIM EXPERIENCES:
IHRC is the only organisation to have carried out academically rigorous studies on this subject in order to be able to present reliable statistics about the levels of anti-Muslim hated experienced by communities
CLICK HERE for reports on the UK (2011 and 2014), USA, Canada and France
IHRC REPORTS and BRIEFINGS ON COUNTER TERRORISM MEASURES:
A collection of IHRC reports, briefings and publications on UK counter-terror laws. CLICK HERE.
REPORTS, BRIEFINGS, ETC:
Below is a collection of reports, briefings and transcripts detailing IHRC’s work on Islamophobia that spans over 10 years:
- Is Islamophobia a form of racism? ;2014 – Professor Ramon Grosfoguel tries to answer the question from the History of Al-Andalus to Fanon’s Zone of Being and Zone of Non Being
- Assessing Hate Crimes and Backlash for Policy Change ;2013 – IHRC presents a critical overview of existing methods of data collection and provides alternatives
- The British Media and Muslim Representation: The Ideology of Demonisation ;2007 – The sixth report in the British Muslims’ Expectations of Government series explores the relationship between perceptions by and of Muslims and the role of domination and demonisation in the cultural language of the media
- Language, Media and the Public Mind – A Case Study of Reporting of the ‘Ricin’ Incident ;2003 – An analysis of how overt and covert racist and Islamophobic stereotyping in the media works, with specific reference to the ‘ricin incident’ in the UK earlier this year
- The Hidden Victims of September 11: The Backlash Against Muslims in the UK 2002 – IHRC’s analysis of the sudden and drastic surge in aggression towards Muslims after 9/11
- The Hidden Victims of September 11: Prisoners of UK Law ;2002 – One year on since the attacks of September 11, the Muslim community in the UK continues to suffer the repercussions of the event. Dozens have been harassed by the security forces, and dozens more have been arrested, some being released whilst others have been detained.
- Islamophobia – The New Crusade ;2002 – Based on a presentation at the ‘Islamophobia Workshop’ at the ‘Justice or Just Us Conference’, 11th May 2002, Liverpool organised by BRAIN (Black Racial Attacks Independent Network)
- Internment, Military Tribunals and Persecution in the West ;2002 – New legislation introduced post-9/11 results horrible violations of human rights
- UK Today: The Anti-Muslim Backlash in the wake of 11th September 2001 ;2001 – A Summary of Incidents of Anti-Muslim Harassment, Discrimination and Hostility Reported to the Islamic Human Rights Commission
- The Targeting of Muslim Women in the Wake of 9/11 ;2001 – Transcript of presentation given at the seminar, ‘Human Rights, Justice and Muslims in the Wake of September 11, 2001’ organised by Islamic Human Rights Commission
- Anti-Muslim Discrimination and Hostility in the United Kingdom ;2000 – This report presents the results of analysing the returned questionnaires in 1999, and again in 2000, together with supporting information and case studies that illustrate the nature, extent and effects of anti-Muslim discrimination and hostility in the fields of education, employment and the media.
- Eurocentrism and Islamophobia ;1997 – Saied Reza Ameli charts the history and origins of Islamophobia and its prevalence in academia