Update Alert: Malaysia – Mat Sah’s detention under the ISA continues

Mat Sah still languishes in prison, six years after his arrest under the Internal Security Act.

Alert: Germany / Turkey – Human rights organisation refused visa to...

Germany has refused visa applications to a well-known human rights organisation which sought entry to investigate hate crimes targeting Turkish minorities.

Forwarded Alert: Yemen – Authorities urged to think twice after freelance...

Reporters Without Borders condemns the six-year prison sentence on freelance journalist Abdulkarim Al-Khaiwani.

Alert Update: Saudi Arabia – Trial continues for Sri Lankan girl...

Rizana Nafeek, detained facing the death penalty in KSA for allegedly strangling four-month-old infant, appeared before court on 9 June 08.

What’s New at www.ihrc.org.uk?

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.

Alert Update: Hicham Yezza’s deportation cancelled, immigration case to be reviewed

Hicham Yezza's scheduled deportation for 1 June 2008 was cancelled and his immigration case is now with the Home Office's legal advisers.

URGENT ALERT UPDATE: NIGERIA – 113 Sokoto detainees each sentenced 11...

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.

Alert: Former Nottingham University Student to Be Deported to Algeria This...

Hicham Yezza, a former PhD student and current member of staff at the University of Nottingham faces deportation to Algeria on 1 June 2008.

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