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IHRC Newsletter 2004

Read the review of IHRC work 2003 - 2004.

PRESS RELEASE: France – On the brink of a new era...

IHRC warns that a National Assembly vote of ban Islamic dress will legitimize and encourage the rise of right-wing anti-Muslim sentiment and discrimination.

PRESS RELEASE: Germany – Former senator calls for headscarf ban in...

A member of the German Central Bank Committee, formerly Berlin Finance Senator, Thilo Sarrazin has called for a headscarf ban in Germany.

PRESS RELEASE: UK – IHRC shocked at acquittal decision; verdict highlights...

IHRC feels that the conflation of terrorism with Islam popularized by mainstream politicians and the mainstream media has created fertile breeding ground for anti-Muslim sentiment.

Muslim woman ‘abused’ over dress by Christian hotelier


 A Muslim woman was asked by a Christian hotelier if she was a terrorist and a murderer because she was wearing Islamic dress, a court has been told.

Turkey’s Failure to Implement its Responsibilities Towards Headscarved Women

In its latest report the Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) examines the plight of Turkish women due to the ongoing headscarf ban, with reference to the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).


On Monday October 5Th 2009, shaikh Muhammad Sayyed Tantawi, head of Al Azhar University, Egypt ordered a school girl to remove her Niqab.

PRESS RELEASE: Netherlands / Europe – IHRC concerned at murder of...

The Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) is deeply disturbed by news of another possible hate-motivated murder against a Muslim woman in Europe.

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