RISSC Report 9/3/2015
Islamic Human Rights Commission holds 2015 Islamophobia Awards in London
Billed as a not to be missed event. Anti Muslim sentiment has continued to rise making this year’s Islamophobia awards organized by the Islamic Human rights Commission more popular than ever. Centered around a gala dinner the event was filled with entertainment ranging from spoken word to comedy by international comedian Aamer Rahman.
First Female Muslim Pilot Inspires Indians
Breaking stereotypes about Muslim women, a young Indian Muslim is taking pride in working as India’s only woman Muslim pilot, achieving the dream of many girls worldwide.
“People initially think I’m Christian and then gawk when I tell them my full name,” Saarah Hameed Ahmed told Hindustan Times on Sunday, March 8.
Human shield protects Holi revellers in Pakistan temple
human shield was formed at the Holi celebrations at the Swami Narayan Temple in Karachi to show solidarity with and protect Hindus in attendance.
The human shield organised by the National Student’s Federation (NSF) on Friday was an attempt to promote interfaith coexistence and cooperation among different religious and ethnic groups in Pakistan, Dawn reported.
The NSF leveraged social media to spread information about the event, extending e-vitiations to others who share their outlook on religious tolerance and wish to participate in the demonstration.