OIC challenged over failure to stand up for Palestinian Rights

Embargoed until 00.01 (UTC +3), 14 August 2022 Various NGOs and Civil Society networks write Open Letter to the Secretary General NGOs and Civil Society Networks from Europe, Asia, North America and Africa[1] have signed an open letter[2] to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation criticising their silence over the recent attacks on Palestinians and their increasing silence over the issue of Palestine. The letter, organised by the Decolonial International Network and the Universal Justice Network, is co-signed by dozens of…

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PRESS RELEASE: Belgium – Statement on the sectarian arson attack on a mosque in Brussels

An attacker, armed with a knife and an axe, entered the Rida mosque in Brussels and proceeded to douse the mosque in flammable liquid before setting it on fire. As a result of the attack, the Imam of the mosque, Abdallah Dadou, a father of four, was killed from smoke inhalation while trying to put out the flames. This attack sets a very dangerous precedent as it sets the standard for this kind of violent sectarian acts taking place between…

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New report: Report on Fact-Finding Mission in Egypt

Published October 2011 / 16pp / Islamic Human Rights Commission / Free Download Between 7th and 11th March in 2011, the London secretariat of the Universal Justice Network (UJN) sent a delegation to Egypt on a fact-finding mission during the ‘Islamic awakening’. The delegation included IHRC chair and representative of the London secretariat of UJN Massoud Shadjareh, IHRC campaigns officer Salma Ashraf, member of UJN and elected Imam of the Islamic Centre of Washington Mohamed al-Asi, and representative of the Malaysian…

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