Kenya Chapter press conference

IARF’s new Chapter in Kenya held its first press briefing with reference to the Westgate shopping mall attack in Nairobi on 21 September 2013, by Somalia-based Al-Shabaab. The Chapter’s particular concern is a possible Islamophobic backlash against members of Kenya’s Somali community. It hopes to establish a media presence that advocates the principles for which […]

Member group leader detained

On Thursday 5th December 2013, Sheikh Maytham Al Salman, Head of the Religious Freedom Unit in the Bahrain Human Rights Observatory (BHRO), and chairman of the Bahrain Interfaith Centre, an Associate member group of the IARF, was summoned to Al Hoora police station by the investigation unit of the Ministry of Interior Affairs, Manama. For […]