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