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 and translator with Asperger syndrome who was extradited to the US on 5th October 2012 after over 6 years of detention without charge or trial.

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

 

He is currently 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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From The Blog

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ARCHIVE : Exhibition in London until 16 April 2014 : featuring paintings relating to Talha Ahsan extradition injustice
ARCHIVE : Exhibition in London until 16 April 2014 : featuring paintings relating to Talha Ahsan extradition injustice
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Muslim Autism Society on World Autism Day – Statement of Support
Muslim Autism Society on World Autism Day – Statement of Support
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World Autism Month April – Remember Talha Aspergers Syndrome Sufferer in Solitary Confinement
World Autism Month April – Remember Talha Aspergers Syndrome Sufferer in Solitary Confinement
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VIDEO : Extradited to a Future of Torture – the reality of Solitary Confinement in USA
VIDEO : Extradited to a Future of Torture – the reality of Solitary Confinement in USA
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Tony Benn signed card for Talha to US prison
Tony Benn signed card for Talha to US prison
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London 4th March 2014 : Hamja Ahsan Guest Lecture at Crucible Human Rights Centre
London 4th March 2014 : Hamja Ahsan Guest Lecture at Crucible Human Rights Centre
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ARCHIVE/ PAST : Bradford EVENT – Extradition: The Question of Citizenship in the War on Terror March 7th 2014 @ 17:30 – 19:30 Bradford Student Union
ARCHIVE/ PAST : Bradford EVENT – Extradition: The Question of Citizenship in the War on Terror March 7th 2014 @ 17:30 – 19:30 Bradford Student Union
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Event : 25th Jan 2014 4pm – Teaching Poetry to Prisoners – with Talha’s Poetry Tutor Pat Winslow & Mike Marqusee (IHRC Bookshop)
Event : 25th Jan 2014 4pm – Teaching Poetry to Prisoners – with Talha’s Poetry Tutor Pat Winslow & Mike Marqusee (IHRC Bookshop)
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