What’s new @ www.ihrc.org.uk?

What’s new @ www.ihrc.org.uk?

Islamic Human Rights Commission

4th May 2004

What’s new @ www.ihrc.org.uk?

1. Campaigns
2. Briefings
3. Articles
4. Events
5. Archives

1. Campaigns

Campaign Resources: Case Study of Pro-Israeli Bias – Children\’s BBC Website Guide To The Middle-East Conflict
30 April 2004

The Innovative Minds team have produced an excellent analysis of pro-Israeli bias in the media including analysis and exercises. Includes details of the IHRC campaign and the changes since the campaign began.

CAMPAIGN UPDATE: Nureddin Sirin, TURKEY, Allama Naqvi and Maualana Jan Ali Kazmi, PAKISTAN
29 April 2004
The amnesty hearing for Nureddin Sirin, prisoner of faith, was once again postponed today. The new date is 7th June 2004. Campaigners are requested to keep up their efforts.

Nominate Now for The Second Annual Islamophobia Awards!
19 April 2004
This year’s fundraising night of comedy, sumptuous food and entertainment will take place on 26th June 2004.

2. Briefings

30 April 2004
Australia\’s pending proposals to introduce new measures under scrutiny.

BRIEFING: The Russian Federation and Muslim Minorities
22 April 2004

3. Articles

Articles sourced from outside IHRC.

Iraq Prisoners Are at Least Survivors
01 May 2004
Bush said he will\\\\\\\”take care\\\” of the soldiers pictured laughing and lording over naked Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib, formerly Saddam Hussein\\\\\’s most notorious lockup. The prison currently holds about 15,000.

The Utility of Islamic Imagery in the West
01 May 2004
Reproduced from Al-Tawhid magazine and www.al-islam.org Yusuf Progler looks at the usage of Islamic imagery in western civilization and how this imagery is used to justify or simplify complex political, social and economic problems.

Southern Thailand: A bloody mess about to get bloodier
30 April 2004
Farish A Noor looks at the roots of the current situation in Southern Thailand, where just recently more than hundred Thai Muslims were killed by Thai security forces.

Rape used as Burma war weapon
03 April 2004
An insight into the forgotten atrocities against the Burmese people.

Aliens in their own country
01 April 2004
Comment from The Guardian by IHRC’s Massoud Shadjareh on the alienation of British Muslims.

What has become of Britain\’s 544 \’terrorist suspects\’?
01 April 2004
Of the 544 people arrested in Britain under the Terrorism Act since 9/11, so far only six have been convicted. What has happened to the others?

4. Events

IHRC Islamophobia Awards 2004 – Booking Form
26 June 2004
Download the booking form for your tickets and return with your payment to IHRC to secure a place at this year\\\\\’s event.
UK: London, National Day of Action for Palestine
15 May 2004
A symbolic human wall will be formed and \\\\\’demolished\\\\\’ – but we need your
help to do this!

UK: Protest outside Home Office, and screening of acalimed film \’Injustice\’
07 May 2004
Protest the death in police custody outside the Home Office on 7th May 2004. Earlier in the day you can catch a free screening of the acclaimed film, \\\\\’Injustice\\\\\’.

UK: Seminar to Commemorate the Life and Work of Murtaza Mutahhari
05 May 2004
IHRC advisor Dr Mohammad Saeed Bahmanpour looks at the life and work of the late scholar and highly influential thinker.

5. Archives

IHRC interview on Sky News regarding Kilroy Silk Affair
17 January 2004

BBC Radio 4 ‘The Moral Maze: The Assassination of Sheikh Yassine
28 March 2004

UK Muslims
Text and audio of Common Ground radio interview on anti-Muslim backlash.
Date: 2003-03-18

Audio report on the Interfaith Service at New York Avenue Presbyterian Church on Guantanamo Bay
08 March 2004

Metrowatch reports on this prayer service addressed by families of the victims of victims of 9/11, prisoners at Camp Delta, Vanessa and Corin Redgrave, Imam Ghayth Nur Kashif, IHRC\\\\\’s Massoud Shadjareh and others.

BBC Radio 4 Today programme on the controversy regarding the MCB letter to mosques
2 April 2004

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Holy Qur’an: Chapter 4, Verse 75

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