What’s new at ihrc.org.uk? – Islam and Human Rights

What’s new at ihrc.org.uk? – Islam and Human Rights

“Islam and Human Rights” is the title of Imam Mohammad Al-Asi’s speech at the 2012 Annual UJN conference held in Malaysia and Indonesia. Look under the Video Gallery for the link to this video and more.

Young poet ‘Sanasino’ joins us for an evening of thought-provoking poetry at the IHRC shop. The event takes place on Tuesday 12 June at 6:45pm.  Follow the link in the events section for more.

The tragic cases of Syed Kazmi of India and Dr Abduljalil al-Singace of Bahrain have been highlighted by IHRC’s campaign team.  For news of their status and campaign material follow the links in the alerts section below.
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IHRC has welcomed the trial of Ratko Mladic whilst highlighting the reality that Europe is yet to learn lessons from the Holocaust committed by the Nazis and the Genocide perpetrated against the Muslims. You can read the full IHRC statement on the trial by following the press release link.

Ending Academic Imperialism and the decolonisation of the academia is the topic of publication on offer in this edition of what’s new. Look under the Shop section for more details. Remember all your purchases at the IHRC shop is a contribution towards our struggle for justice. So please place your orders with us.

Video Gallery

Arzu Merali – Human Rights and Anti-imperialism

Imam Mohammad Al-Asi – Islam and Human Rights
Kwame Nimako – The Dutch Atlantic: Slavery, Abolition and Emancipation
Muslims Face Discrimination at European Airports
1er tour… 2e tour… : le 8 mai, c’est notre tour !
London Vigil at Israeli Embassy 10/03/12


Event Alert: ‘My name is not Irak’
Action Alert: India/Israel – Write letters demanding due process for Syed Kazmi
Action Alert: Bahrain – Write letters demanding the release of Dr Abduljalil al-Singace

Press Release

Mladic on trial for genocide but demonisation of Muslims continues


Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Tribunal 2012

Palestinians in Europe United: Petition in solidarity with Palestinian Prisoners in Israeli jails
Bahrain: Yates, Timoney apparatus tortures a boy


Introductory remarks at the conference: “The necessity for another civilization”


Poetry Evening with Sanasino


Ending Academic Imperialism.. a beginning

Author: C. K. Raju

Academic Imperialism begins with Western education, which has not been seriously challenged in hard sciences. Colonialism changed the system of education to stabilise Western rule through indoctrination.

Venezuela The Embattled Future
Author: Frederic F. Clairmont

The September 2010 legislative election in Venezuela, which saw the governing United Socialist Party (PSUV) lose it’s two-thirds majority, highlighted the gravity of the challenges confronting President Hugo Chavez’s “Bolivian revolution”. According to Frederic Clairmont, the polls were a reflection of the continuing clash of contending class forces: the Chavez-led movement for a “socialism of the 21st century” and opponents seeking to entrench a neoliberal market-oriented order.

Decolonising The University

Editors: Claude Alvares and Shad Saleem Faruqi

Western civilisation is a metaphysical construct, an ideology, a conceit, an identity game, an intellectual invention designed to promote the interests of it’s inventors. If one wanted to become mishievous, one could say that it was neither Western nor civilised.


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Holy Qur’an: Chapter 4, Verse 75

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