What’s New at www.ihrc.org, part 2 updated: Reports & Articles

What’s New at www.ihrc.org, part 2 updated: Reports & Articles

Islamic Human Rights Commission

11 October 2005

What’s New at www.ihrc.org, part 2 updated: Reports & Articles

IHRC’s latest report on Muslims in Myanmar (Burma) entitled, ‘Myanmar’s Muslims: The Oppressed of the Oppressed’ is now available to download in PDF format from the website:

The following is a selection of articles from IHRC, the independent and mainstream press currently featured on our articles page. Please visit to read more on many issues including the Guantanamo hunger strikes, torture in Iraq, Britain post-7/7 and more.

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“We Don’t need no Thought Control”
06 October 2005
The War on Freedom entered a new stage last week by claiming its latest victim, Keith Shilson, the president of the Student Union of Middlesex University. IHRC’s Fahad Ansari looks at the ramifications.


‘The need for effective discourse after 7/7’
06 October 2005
This article seeks to explore why the need of the time is for British Muslims to change the political discourse amongst themselves as well as with others to effectively discuss key issues affecting them. Dr. Sibtain Panjwani talks through the issues. sibtain@blueyonder.co.uk


Anti-terrorism laws put rights at risk: Fraser
06 October 2005
Former prime minister Malcolm Fraser says Australians could be treated unfairly under the Government’s anti-terrorism laws unless a human rights act is introduced.


Australia’s Shallow Multiculturalism
22 September 2005
Since the 9/11 attacks on the U.S., racial and violent attacks against the Muslims by the media, the elites and politicians have increased markedly and are becoming part of a daily routine.


We are the Damned: Reflections on Srebrenica
11 July 2005
IHRC’s Arzu Merali reflects on the ten year anniversary of Europe\’s worst atrocity since the Second World War.


The Hejab is a Swastika Type Symbol
01 January 2005
Taris Ahmad studying rise of discrimination and racism in Germany.


Straw apology on Israeli arrest
22 September 2005
Foreign Secretary Jack Straw has apologised to his Israeli counterpart over the attempted arrest of a general accused of war crimes.


Don\’t demonise our religion, Muslim groups tell Blair
16 August 2005
LONDON (AFP) – Thirty-eight Muslim groups issued a joint protest against anti-terrorist measures set out by Prime Minister Tony Blair in the wake of the London bombings, saying they risked demonising Islam.


02 August 2005
Islamic group considering legal action over Stockwell shooting


Who We Are
01 August 2005
A self criticism of harshness of the American system that targets the Muslims.



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Holy Qur’an: Chapter 4, Verse 75

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