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New Campaign Material on Turkey available on-line

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IHRC has produced a short campaign pack on the situation in Turkey regarding the hijab ban, and the re-imprisonment of Huda Kaya and her three daughters for protesting against the ban.

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Islamic Human Rights Commission
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23rd January 2003


New Campaign Material on Turkey available on-line
Details of Huda Kaya, prisoner of faith and hijab ban in Turkey.

IHRC has produced a short campaign pack on the situation in Turkey regarding the hijab ban, and the re-imprisonment of Huda Kaya and her three daughters for protesting against the ban.

Campaigners will remember that Huda Kaya and 74 other known as the Malatya 74 were released on suspended sentences after an IHRC campaign in 1999. The campaign pack details how the state appealed against these decisions and has now been able to re-impose custodial sentences.

The pack can be downloaded from the IHRC campaign page as a PDF file at:
http://www.ihrc.org.uk/show.php?id=512
or click on the link at the end of the page.

For more background information to the situation in Turkey please read the following:

Campaign Update: Turkey, SELAM-TAVHID CASE
http://www.ihrc.org.uk/show.php?id=498

Turkish State Security Chasing Muslim Writer Amina Oglo
http://www.ihrc.org.uk/show.php?id=448

PRESS RELEASE: No justice for Islamists in Islamic Turkey
http://www.ihrc.org.uk/show.php?id=447

TURKEY DEMANDS DEATH PENALTY FOR 'SONG OF FREDDOM' POET AGED 18
http://www.ihrc.org.uk/show.php?id=209

Ataturk's children
http://www.ihrc.org.uk/show.php?id=207

Alternatively go to the IHRC search engine and type in 'Turkey':
http://www.ihrc.org.uk/search.php


For further information please call the office on (+44) 20 8902 0888 or email: info@ihrc.org.

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

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