Alert: Prisoners of Faith Campaign Pack: Khairat Al-Shater - Muslim Brotherhood

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Khairat Al-Shater is the deputy to the supreme guide of Muslim Brotherhood (MB). He is seen as the chief strategist and financier of the organization. He was captured on 14 December 2006 in relation to an incident which took place on 10 December 2006,

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Islamic Human Rights Commission
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15 May 2007

Alert: Prisoners of Faith Campaign Pack: Khairat Al-Shater - Muslim Brotherhood

Khairat Al-Shater is the deputy to the supreme guide of Muslim Brotherhood (MB). He is seen as the chief strategist and financier of the organization.

He was captured along with many other influential MB leaders and student members on 14 December 2006 in relation to an incident which took place on 10 December 2006, when many student members of MB carried out a demonstration to protest against government involvement in student elections. MB was accused of forming a secret militia and of equipping student members with combat training and weapons.

This incident is the latest in a series of clashes between the government and MB.

For a detailed account of the events which lead to Khairat Al-Shater's arrest and the developments thereafter, please download the campaign pack at: http://www.ihrc.org.uk/file/PF070515KhairatAlShaterFinal.pdf

Please help campaign for his release.

For more information, please contact the office on the numbers/email below:

Islamic Human Rights Commission
PO Box 598
Wembley
HA9 7XH
United Kingdom

Telephone (+44) 20 8904 4222
Fax (+44) 20 8904 5183
Email: info@ihrc.org
Web: www.ihrc.org

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Holy Qur'an: Chapter 4, Verse 75
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