IWD Events Reminder: 8 March Seminar on Sharia Law and 6 March solidarity action with women’s rights movement in Iran


One Law for All is holding a seminar on Sharia Law in Britain for International Women’s Day. The seminar will be held on Monday 8 March 2010 at Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R 4RL from 1830-2030hours.

The seminar aims to bring together campaigners, lawyers, and experts to discuss ways in which Sharia courts can be prohibited in Britain. It will make recommendations and lay out the legislative and legal avenues available to help bring about equal rights for all. Speakers at the event are: Yasmin Alibhai-Brown (British Muslims for Secular Democracy); Yassi Atasheen (One Law for All); Clara Connolly (Women Against Fundamentalism); David Green (Civitas); Denis MacShane (MP); Rony Miah (Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain and Lawyers’ Secular Society); Maryam Namazie (One Law for All); Pragna Patel (Southall Black Sisters); Yasmin Rahman (Women Against Fundamentalism); and Joan Smith (Writer and Activist).

Tickets for the seminar are £10; £3 students/low income.

To register for the seminar, please send in a completed booking form by email before March 7. You can download the booking form here:
http://www.onelawforall.org.uk/8-march-2010-london/. You can also register from 1800pm onwards at the event. Please arrive by 1800 for registration and refreshments.

One Law for All would also like to invite you to join an event organised by Iran Solidarity, Equal Rights Now and others on Saturday 6 March 2010 at the Northern Terrace of London’s Trafalgar Square from 1200-1400hours to show solidarity with the women’s rights movement in Iran. You can find out more about the event here: http://iransolidarity.blogspot.com/.

For more information on any of the above events, please contact:
Maryam Namazie
One Law for All
BM Box 2387
London WC1N 3XX, UK
Tel: +44 (0) 7719166731
onelawforall@gmail.com
www.onelawforall.org.uk

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