What’s New at www.ihrc.org.uk?

What’s New at www.ihrc.org.uk?


Islamic Human Rights Commission


28th April 2007

What’s New at www.ihrc.org.uk?

In this ‘What’s New’ a chance to catch up with the latest campaign alerts, our press releases dealing with the new guidelines allowing Niqab in courts, an interesting event about the issue of education for Muslim children in Britain and our latest briefing on the plight of Muslims in Sri Lanka and a number of interesting articles.


Press Releases





CAMPAIGN UPDATE: Release of Jerome Kwame Hibell – British National Detained in Syria
02 April 2007
IHRC welcomes news that by the grace of Allah, Jerome Kwame Hibell has been released by the Syrian authorities and has returned home to the UK.


Alert: Nasheed Artist Rachid Ghoulam on Hunger Strike following Arrest
06 April 2007
IHRC calls on all campaigners to contact the Foreign Office and the Moroccan Embassy to protest the spurious charges against prominent Moroccan nasheed (religious songs) artist, Rachid Ghoulam. https://www.ihrc.org.uk/show.php?id=2583

Alert Update: Urgent Action Required to Save Afzal Guru
18 April 2007
IHRC urges all campaigners to take urgent action to save the life of Muhammad Afzal Guru, a Kashmiri Muslim facing execution for his alleged role in the attack on the Indian Parliament in December 2001.


Forwarded Alert: The British Government must apologise say the 1990 Trust
26 April 2007
The 1990 Trust have written to Tony Blair asking for a formal apology for Britain’s role in the enslavement, brutality and murder of millions of Africans as a result of the slave trade, and a memorial day on August 23rd.


Press Releases

Press Release: UK – IHRC Response to Gallup Poll of Muslims
17 April 2007
Gallup poll reflects IHRC research findings.


Press Release: IHRC Welcomes New Guidelines on Wearing Niqab in Court
24 April 2007
IHRC welcomes guidelines published today by the Judicial Studies Board\’s Equal Treatment Advisory Committee on the wearing of the niqab in court



01 May 2007
The famous rapper talks about the gangbanging, the drugs, the shady deals, Deathrow Records, the fake gangster rappers, the conspiracies & how he broke out of the thug lifestyle and shady music business to re-educate himself.


The Reality of Darfur and slave abolishment
04 May 2007
A comprehensive seminar with an international line-up of speakers.


Educating Muslims in Britain
12 May 2007
MTEC National Conference. A unique conference organised to discuss the most crucial issues relevant to the education of Muslims in today’s Britain



Internally Displaced Muslims in Sri Lanka: Calls for Greater Attention to their Plight
20 April 2007
A look at the plight of an often forgotten minority and issue sto do with minority protection in the Sri Lankan conflict.



BNP Candidates standing for election
26 May 2007
Download a full list of BNP candidates standing for election and where this may.


Economic, social and cultural rights and minorities
26 April 2007
An interesting article by IHRC’s Karin Lindahl


Citizen Ali
26 April 2007
An interesting article from IHRC\’s Arzu Merali


The Islamic Threat to Europe: By the Numbers
24 April 2007
Some things interest the media, others don\’t. The Facts they don’t want you to know.


Muslim veil \’allowed in courts\’
24 April 2007
Muslim women will be allowed to wear a veil in court under new guidelines issued following a dispute last year.


Response to Gallup Poll of Muslims
18 April 2007
Findings by Gallup regarding Muslims in Britain reflect earlier findings by the UK based Islamic Human Rights Commission\’s (IHRC)own research in the British Muslims\’ Expectations of the Government (BMEG) series.


UK accused of collaborating with Sudan over Darfur refugees
14 April 2007
April 13, 2007 (LONDON) — Human rights campaigners claim the Home Office is collaborating with the Sudanese government to question asylum-seekers fleeing the violence in Darfur.


Nasheed Artist Rachid Ghoulam on Hunger Strike following Arrest
06 April 2007
The UK Islamic Human Rights Commission has called on all campaigners to protest the spurious charges levelled against prominent Moroccan nasheed (religious songs) artist, Rachid Ghoulam.


British Muslims: Media Islamophobic and Racist
05 April 2007
A recent study by the Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC), \”British Media and Muslim Representation: The Ideology of Demonisation,\” has found that British Muslims overwhelmingly perceive the Media as Islamophobic and racist.


No.10 website carries threats of violence against Muslims
05 April 2007
THE EXTREME RIGHT have threatened violence against Muslims on Downing Street\’s website in a protest over a proposed Mosque.


Guantanamo, Hicks to serve nine months\’ jail
31 March 2007
Australian Guantanamo detainee David Hicks will be sent home to serve nine months in prison after being sentenced by a military judge at the facility.


Muslim group’s anger over terror arrests
30 March 2007
A MUSLIM pressure group has expressed its concern that less than four per cent of people arrested in the UK on terrorist charges are convicted.



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Holy Qur’an: Chapter 4, Verse 75

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