What’s new at www.ihrc.org.uk?

What’s new at www.ihrc.org.uk?


1. Intro
2. Alerts
3. Press Release
4. Campaigns
5. IHRC in Media
6. Upcoming Events
7. Shop

1. Intro

Anti-racist convoy demonstration 1 September 2013 is just one of the events taking place this month, read more in the upcoming events section.

Join IHRC and Sandew Hira in London or Birmingham this September. Following the success of last year’s course, IHRC is delighted to be holding more Decolonising the Mind courses led by Sandew Hira from the International Institute for Scientific Research in the Netherlands. As well as the Visionary Exhibition Launch and Author evening with Joe Glenton.

In the UK, the case of the Butcher of Gujarat, Narendra Modi, has reared its head again, with an invitation being extended to him to come to the UK.  Below we link to our report from 2003 on the horrors of the 2002 massacres.  Protest against invitation to Narendra Modi more information below in the upcoming events section.

Please remember us in your duas, and consider giving us a donation by any of the methods below.  We rely on your contribution to enable us to support victims of hatred and violence.

The IHRC newsletter is here, and below you can find details on how to download it and distribute it. Other facets of IHRC’s work have been reported on including our hate crime monitoring activities and research in the UK and USA.

If you would like to donate you can:

Visit us on-line and donate here

Or call the IHRC office on +44 20 8904 4222 between 9am – 5pm UK time, Monday to Friday and 10am – 6pm on Saturdays

Or download a copy of our latest newsletter and fill in one of the donation forms and return to us.

Don’t forget you can follow us on Facebook, Twitter @ihrc or on Youtube.

2. Alerts

Help IHRC – Become a Newsletter Distributor

From just a few copies to a few thousand, help get IHRC’s message heard

Free Advice Surgeries – London, UK

Islamic Human Rights Commission offers free weekly Information and Advice surgeries every Wednesday. Our professional caseworkers can provide people with information and advice on a whole range of issues.

Our service is confidential, independent and free.

3. Press Releases

Forwarded Press Release – Is the French police responsible?

Monday 26 of August, around 7 pm, Aissatou N. threw herself out the window from the 4th floor of her family’s apartment. She is currently hospitalized in the parisian region. Fortunately, and despite of what a few media reported, the vital prognosis is not engaged.

The use of chemical weapons: A statement on warfare

IHRC believes that the use of chemical weapons is abhorrent and vile.  IHRC has argues and continues to that, as with nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction, that chemical weapons are a genocidal tool.  This is something we have undertaken much work on and forms part of the basis of Genocide Memorial Day (www.genocidememorialday.org) , and annual event organised by IHRC, which inter alia commemorates such heinous attacks as the killings in Halabja in 1988 by the regime of Saddam Hussein.

4. Campaigns

Eid Packs for Prisoners

Send a pack to a prisoner this Eid

Following the successful distribution of Eid packs to 600 prisoners for the last two years (see below), IHRC is organising to send more packs for Eid ul Adha 2013.  If you would like to donate please call us on +44 20 8904 4222 or email advocacy[AT]ihrc.org or donate on-line here.

You can pay for 10 packs at £50, 20 packs at £100 or 100 packs at £500.  If you want to donate a different amount please call us.

Know Your Rights: Schedule 7 Resources

A compilation of resources and links from IHRC in relation to the Schedule 7 and know your rights.

5. IHRC in Media

Islamophobia in West reaching its ultimate degree: Massoud Shadjareh

Press TV talk to IHRC’s chairman Massoud on the spying operations in New York

Press TV has talked with Massoud Shadjareh, head of the Islamic Human Rights Commission in London, to shed more light on the issue of massive spying operations on mosques and secretly earmarking them as terrorist organizations by the New York Police Department.

Syrian conflict must end for the sake of children: Massoud Shadjareh

IHRC chairman, Massoud Shadjareh speaks to Press TV about the Syrian conflict and child refugees.

Press TV has conducted an interview with Massoud Shadjareh, head of the Islamic Human Rights Commission, about the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) saying the number of child refugees who have fled the turmoil in Syria has reached one million.

Britons to attend anti-racist convoy

Activists will be holding a rally on Sunday against the racist vans. 

British activists are to take part in an anti-racist convoy of vans, cars, bikes, mopeds and other vehicles across London in opposition to the UK government’s racist vans.

In a press release on its official website, the London-based Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) said the demonstration will be held on Sunday, September 1, under the slogan of ‘One London Against Hate’

Britons to protest against G4S complicity in Palestinians’ torture

British activists will be protesting against G4S wrongdoings in Palestine.

British activists are to demonstrate outside the London headquarter of private security company, G4S, over its role in the illegal detention and torture of Palestinian teenagers in the Israeli regime’s prisons.

6. Upcoming Events

Anti-racist convoy: One London Against Hate

A demonstration by One London Against Hate against the racist vans. Anti-racist convoy: One London Against Hate

Sunday 1 September 2013 – 12 noon

Departing Tower Hamlets and travelling through London.

Barry Gardiner: Withdraw your invitation to the ‘butcher of Gujarat’!-PROTEST

Protest against invitation to Narendra Modi 

Monday 9 September 2013, 11:30 AM – 1 PM, at Barry Gardiner MP’s surgery, Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley HA9 0FJ

Visionary Awakening

IHRC is delighted to host visionary photographer and artist Nasreen Shaikh Jamal al-Lail’s work at its gallery in Wembley, northwest London. Jamal al-Lail is a First class graduate in Photography (BA) from the University of Westminster. 
Exhibition Launch Wednesday 18 September 2013, 7pm – 9pm
If you would like to attend the exhibition launch please contact events@ihrc.org.  Space is limited so please book early.

Decolonising the Mind – Training Course 

Join IHRC and Sandew Hira in London or Birmingham this September. Following the success of last year’s course, IHRC is delighted to be holding more Decolonising the Mind courses led by Sandew Hira from the International Institute for Scientific Research in the Netherlands. 

7. Shop

New In

We have some new titles in African American History.

They Came Before Columbus

A superbly detailed documentation of the presence of Africans in ancient America. We see clearly the unmistakable face and hand print of black Africans in pre-Columbian America, and their overwhelming impact on the civilizations they encountered.


Other similar titles:

Selected Writings and Speeches of Marcus Garvey 


The Black Jacobins 


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