Statements

Al-Quds Day 2022

The annual al-Quds Day March is returning for Ramadan 1443 (2022). Each year millions of people around the World rally on Quds day to voice their support for the Palestinian cause and repeat their call for an end to the Zionist apartheid regime’s atrocities and

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Johnson urged to stop indulging out of control Saudi regime

IHRC has called on the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to call off a planned visit to Saudi Arabia this week in light of the kingdom’s worsening human rights record. Some 81 prisoners, among them child protestors and political activists, were put to death on

Jeremy Corbyn to address anti ‘Citizenship Bill’ protest this weekend

The former leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, will be among a prominent and diverse line-up of speakers addressing a national protest against the government’s plans to introduce legislation designed to make easier the stripping of nationality from those with foreign ancestry. Dubbed the

Tackling Islamophobia in the Media

  These extracts from the IHRC project on mapping and analysing Islamophobia project (DHMIR) come from its 2013 and 2015 reports on the USA and UK respectively. They include recommendations from the 1966 Kerner Report from the USA. They were first reproduced here on 9 February 2022 in relation

Letter to UN re denial of passports to Sheikh Zakzaky and Mallimah Zeenah

Madame Michelle Bachelet JeriaOffice of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)Palais Wilson52 Rue des PaquisCH-1201 Geneva, Switzerland 27 January 2022 Dear Madam High Commissioner Re: Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky and Mallimah Zakzaky I am writing to urge your intervention to help secure necessary travel

How states sanitise genocide and genocidal acts

In line with the aim of the annual event which aims to raise awareness of genocide so that new generations can understand the causes and recognise the warning signs of such atrocities, this year’s theme is the sanitisation of genocides and genocidal acts. Wherever and