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PRESS RELEASE: Global – Celebrate Human Rights Day 2010 with Action,...

IHRC welcomes the UN’s decision to promote and highlight the achievements of human rights defenders who often risk life and limb for the betterment of mankind.

PRESS RELEASE: UK – There need to be more voices to...

Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) welcomes human rights lawyer Cherie Blair’s comments in support of Muslim women after her sister Lauren Booth’s conversion to the faith.

PRESS RELEASE: Increasing concern over arrest of human rights activists in...

Dr Abdul Jalil Al-Singace, leader of Bahraini human rights group, arrested at airport after speaking at House of Lords and meeting with Amnesty International.  Other Bahraini activists also arrested in an expanding crackdown.

Forwarded Alert: India – Human Rights Violations in Kashmir

A cycle of violence has erupted again in India’s troubled Kashmir valley since 11th June 2010 with the shooting to death of a schoolboy by Indian troops.

ALERT: UK – Oppose Full Body Scanners at UK airports

IHRC urges all to take part in the UK government’s consultation over its use of the airport body scanners.

Forwarded Alert: Tunisia – Obstructions to an independent judiciary hamper human...

Tunisia needs a truly independent judiciary to reverse its worsening record on human rights and treatment of prisoners of opinion.

UN rights boss urges Egypt to stop shooting migrants

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations' human rights chief accused Egypt on Tuesday of shooting unarmed African migrants trying to enter Israel via the Sinai Desert and said 60 of them had been killed since July 2007.

RIGHTS-US: New York ”Terror” Detainee in Draconian Conditions

As the planned closing of the U.S. military's detention centre at Guantanamo Bay draws nearer, human rights activists are raising questions about the treatment of detainees

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