Statements

Statements

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

School prayer ruling is exclusionary and Islamophobic

IHRC condemns today’s decision by a High Court that a school in north west London was acting lawfully by preventing Muslim pupils from performing prayer on the premises. The case against Michaela School in Wembley had been brought by a parent whose daughter was told

Police blasted for arrests of rabbis in pro-Palestine demonstration

Organisers have criticised the Metropolitan Police’s handling of yesterday’s al-Quds Day demonstration in which two ultra-orthodox Jewish rabbis were arrested for inciting anti-Semitism. The bizarre incident occurred at the end of the march in London yesterday which attracted around 15,000 participants. Police swooped on them

One dead as police fire at Al-Quds Day demonstrators in Nigeria

At least one person is reported dead and many more are injured after police opened fire on the annual Al-Quds Day march in Kaduna, northern Nigeria. Haidar Ishaq was hit when security forces shot at demonstrators who were marching peacefully. Videos from the event show

Aldi challenged to come clean over Medjool dates

IHRC and Inminds Human Rights Group have challenged Aldi to come clean about the origin of Medjool dates being sold by the supermarket chain. After customers picked up on the Israeli bar code of the dates sold at the start of Ramadan, iHRC wrote to

Pro Palestine rally will be as vocal and trenchant as ever

Organisers of tomorrow’s Al-Quds Day event are resisting calls to tone down the event for fear that it may cause offence to pro-Israel groups. The annual rally and march in support of Palestinian rights is set to attract a huge number of participants this year