Islamic Human Rights Commission URGENT MEDIA ALERT: 18th December 2001 ‘The hate that will not die’ by Linda Grant, The Guardian 18th December 2001. This 4000 word article can be viewed at: http://www.guardian.co.uk/Archive/Article/0,4273,4321814,00.html Please protest to the Guardian on the following points: 1. The article
Faisal Bodi, freelance journalist who contributes to The Guardian and editor of ummahnews.com, looks at the role of the media in the run up to the war on Afghanistan.
Two South African journalists, Nurah Tape and Iman Rappetti, moot the problems of Islamophobic stereotyping and gender discrimination for Muslim women in the media, and suggest ways forward. Prepared for IHRC to present at the NGO Forum at the Fourth World Conference Against Racism in
IHRC Condemns Attacks in New York & Washington; Period of Calm Urged; IHRC asks media to stop talking up blind retribution
IHRC Condemns Attacks; urges for period of calm; asks media to stop talking up blind retribution
Mike Gapes MP for Ilford South has complained about a piece on Radio 4’s ‘The World Tonight.’ The piece by Faisal Bodi, mentioned the campaign by local Muslims to unseat the MP because of his membership of Labour Friends of Israel.
IHRC has received a number of complaints about the book ‘Rage Against the Veil’ by Parvin Homa and Romin P. Thomson, published by Prometheus Books of Amherst, NY, USA.
BBC 2’s series Correspondent broadcast on Saturday 23rd January 1999, was entitled ‘Murder in Purdah.’ IHRC is deeply concerned that it was stereotypical and misleading in its portrayal of matters.
Backgrounder briefing on Algeria.