IREHR Impact

Jul 30, 2015, 2:00
Statement on Charleston Murders

Statement on Charleston Murders


The brutal and ghastly murders of nine African Americans as they sat in church for a Wednesday evening Bible study is a terrible reminder that white supremacy remains a danger in our communities.  The Institute for Research & Education on Human Rights (IREHR) mourns the lives lost, and calls on all people of good will to support the people of this Charleston, South Carolina church, to forthrightly oppose racism and white supremacy and to uphold the dignity of all the lives lost in the searing incident. 

Exposed: Anti-Semites and Racists from the USA, Canada, the UK and Europe

Exposed: Anti-Semites and Racists from the USA, Canada, the UK and Europe


At noon, on Saturday, April 11, in the heart of London, a secret meeting of 113 hard-core, veteran anti-Semites, racists, and gay baiters was set to take place.  The cadres gathered under the clock at Victoria Station.  They were then greeted by a Michael Woodbridge, carrying a copy of “Tomorrow We Live,” a book by Britain’s pre-WWII fascist leader Oswald Mosely.  They were then led in groups of two and three across the station to the Grosvenor Hotel where they had a meeting room booked under the name of the non-existent “Carlyle Club.” A body guard checked out each individual before they were let in. 

Leonard Zeskind Speaks to a “United Student Assembly”


On April 7, at the University of Missouri at Kansas City, Leonard Zeskind spoke on “White Supremacy and Islamophobia” at a gathering of students outside the Student Union building.  The local Muslim Student Association, the campus branch of the NAACP, and the Pride Alliance were among the sponsors of the event.  The Student Organizing Committee was the principle group directing the event.  It is an off-shoot of the Workers Organizing Committee, which is organizing fast food workers.

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