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IHRC Advocacy

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The aim of the IHRC Advocacy team is to help people through the complaints process if they are subjected to racial or religious discrimination. This includes identifying the issues, who to complain to, drafting the complaint itself, and representation, where this proves necessary.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Media: identifying defamation/libel, complaints to Press Complaints Commission
  • Education: discrimination on the basis of race or faith (ie complaints to schools, Local Authorities, Department of Education, Ofsted etc) / Prevent
  • Police: Independent Police Complaints Commission
  • Charity: Dealing with Charity Commission Investigations / Complaints against Charity Commission
  • Complaints about racism and Islamophobia to government bodies (eg against social services findings/disclosure and barring service dislcosures etc)

For more information please speak to a member of our casework team by contacting us at info[at]ihrc.org or 0208 904 4222.

All information is treated in the strictest confidence and no information will be passed on to any third party without your consent.

DROP IN SESSIONS

IHRC run a drop-in information and advice service every Wednesday from 5-7pm. We offer information and advice to anyone who approaches us on a variety of issues, including:

  • racial or religious discrimination
  • human rights
  • housing
  • employment
  • family matters
  • social welfare

For more information please speak to a member of our casework team by contacting us at info[at]ihrc.org or 0208 904 4222.

All information is treated in the strictest confidence and no information will be passed on to any third party without your consent.

Don't be a Silent Victim

silent-victimHave you been verbally abused, harassed, discriminated against or even violently attacked because you are Muslim? Have you been mistreated by the police or security services or a victim of anti-terror laws? Click here to report your incident to us in confidence and, if you wish, anonymously.