Alert: Germany / Turkey – Human rights organisation refused visa to Germany to investigate hate crimes
- 09 July 2008
Germany has refused visa applications to a well-known human rights organisation which sought entry to investigate hate crimes targeting Turkish minorities.
- 09 July 2008
Mat Sah still languishes in prison, six years after his arrest under the Internal Security Act.
Forwarded Alert: Yemen - Authorities urged to think twice after freelance journalist given six-year sentence
- 08 July 2008
Reporters Without Borders condemns the six-year prison sentence on freelance journalist Abdulkarim Al-Khaiwani.
- 27 June 2008
Rizana Nafeek, detained facing the death penalty in KSA for allegedly strangling four-month-old infant, appeared before court on 9 June 08.
- 24 June 2008
In this 'What's New' a series of Alerts outlining recent human rights issues in UK, Nigeria, Libya, Sudan, US, Trinidad and Tobago. We also have a Press Release on IHRC's Oral Intervention at UN on the extension of pre-trial detention in UK.
- 10 June 2008
Hicham Yezza's scheduled deportation for 1 June 2008 was cancelled and his immigration case is now with the Home Office's legal advisers.
- 04 June 2008
The 113 remaining detained members of the Shia group in Sokoto have each been sentenced 11 years in prison after 10 months of detention awaiting their trial.
- 29 May 2008
Hicham Yezza, a former PhD student and current member of staff at the University of Nottingham faces deportation to Algeria on 1 June 2008.