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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Send Eid Cards & Gifts for Talha & family, mother Farida, father Abu, brother Hamja
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Weds 17th September – Hamja Ahsan speaking on Prisoners & War on Terror at Art Exhibition 6pm – 7.30pm = Queens Arcade
Weds 17th September – Hamja Ahsan speaking on Prisoners & War on Terror at Art Exhibition 6pm – 7.30pm = Queens Arcade
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Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers – Welcome Home Talha Statement of Support
Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers – Welcome Home Talha Statement of Support
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London Event 5th Nov 7pm Saison POETRY LIBRARY – Royal Festival Hall: Prison Poetries with Pat Wislow & Not Shut Up Magazine
London Event 5th Nov 7pm Saison POETRY LIBRARY – Royal Festival Hall: Prison Poetries with Pat Wislow & Not Shut Up Magazine
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Margaretta D’Arcy – Welcome Home Talha
Margaretta D’Arcy – Welcome Home Talha
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Center for Constitutional Rights (New York, USA) Welcome Home Talha Statement of Support
Center for Constitutional Rights (New York, USA) Welcome Home Talha Statement of Support
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Revd Dr Stephen Sizer – Vicar, Christ Church – Statement of Support – Welcome Home Talha
Revd Dr Stephen Sizer – Vicar, Christ Church – Statement of Support – Welcome Home Talha
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South Asia Solidarity Group Statement of Support – Welcome Home Talha
South Asia Solidarity Group Statement of Support – Welcome Home Talha
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