Ahsan is not asking for much, just justice

and the right to be treated as we would want our own brothers and sisters treated

About Talha

Talha Ahsan is a British-born poet, translator and human rights campaigner with Asperger syndrome who was extradited to the US on 5th October 2012 after over 6 years of detention without charge, trial or prima-facie evidence.

He had never set foot on US soil prior to his extradition…

 

He was detained in Northern Correctional Facility – a “supermax” prison housing deathrow inmates in Connecticut - where he has been detained in indefinate solitary confinement since his extradition. He entered into a plea-bargain on 10th December 2013.

Free Talha Ahsan campaign director Hamja Ahsan was shortlisted for the LIBERTY Human Rights Award 2013 for this campaign on extradition. Read on and become part of the growing community of solidarity and justice …

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Statements of Support

I know Syed Talha Ahsan as a friend and in his capacity as a writer and commentator on Islamic issues, current affairs and the plight of those facing injustice. I found him to be a sincere, caring and rational person. He was one who consistently provided a voice for those less fortunate or those facing oppression.

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Statement of Support Rachel Hager – Welcome Home Talha
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CAMPACC Welcome Home Talha Statement of Support
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Caroline Lucas MP says #WelcomeHomeTalha
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London Event: #WelcomeHomeTalha Sunday 17th August 5pm Outside Home Office
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VIDEO Interview with Artist Taxi Driver Mark McGowan (July 2013)
VIDEO Interview with Artist Taxi Driver Mark McGowan (July 2013)
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FILM : Introducing Hamja Ahsan & Free Talha Ahsan campaign by Art Begets Spirit 2014
FILM : Introducing Hamja Ahsan & Free Talha Ahsan campaign by Art Begets Spirit 2014
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