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VIDEO: Challenging the Police State

The panel on tackling the police state from the 2018 Bandung of the North conference with Fred Hampton Jr., Arzu Merali, Amal Bentousi, Safa Chebbi, Andre-Yanne Parent, Nordine Saidi, Ibrahim Bechrouri, Redouane Ikil and Said Bouamama.   This panel (mainly in French) includes a presentation from IHRC’s Arzu Merali (in English).  

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VIDEO: Whose Nation is it Anyway?

IHRC held its annual Islamophobia Conference on Sunday, 10 December 2017 on ‘The Rise of Nativism’. Here, IHRC co-founder Arzu Merali outlines the topic, ”Whose nation is it anyway?” More details below the video. Text from the IHRC website. IHRC and SACC held their annual Islamophobia Conferences on 8 (Edinburgh) and  10

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VIDEO: Islamophobia and “British Values”

From the 2016 IHRC Islamophobia Conference, The Environment of Hate and the Police State. IHRC and SACC held the third annual Islamophobia Conference entitled The Environment of Hate and the Police State on Saturday 3 December in Edinburgh with a parallel conference held in London at the P21 Gallery on Saturday 10 December.  Find

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VIDEO: Islamophobia Conference 2016 – Scotland

I spoke at the SACC and IHRC conference in Edinburgh in 2016 about how education, the legal system and the Prevent / Counter-terrorism regime coalesce to create an environment of hate that facilitates the operation of a de facto Police State. In this state citizens are either living in fear and self-censorship,

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VIDEO: Q&A with Sukant Chandan – Insight to Riot

Director Sukant Chandan joined IHRC on the 25th August 2016 to discuss his newest documentary ‘Insight to riot’. Insight to Riot is a documentary film that captures the inspiring but also at times very sad and traumatic stories of Black and poor people reacting and responding and navigating a growing racist, oppressive

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VIDEO: Islamophobia – The Changing Face of Racism

This was presented at the second institutional Islamophobia conference held in London and Edinburgh by IHRC and SACC in December 2015. The 2015 London Islamophobia Conference was entitled Islamophobia: The Changing Face of Racism. IHRC and Scotland against Criminalising Communities (SACC) co-organised a London and an Edinburgh event this year. This year the

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