Update Alert: Libya – Good news about the refugees in Misratah

Some groups of refugees detained in Misratah are about to be resettled in countries elsewhere.

Alert Update: USA – Sami Al-Arian high court appeal rejected

The US Supreme Court has refused to hear Sami Al-Arian's appeal against a contempt charge for refusing to testify before a jury, in spite of a plea agreement allegedly exempting him from such testimony.

Alert: Libya – Human rights activists handed down heavy sentences

12 human rights activists were handed down heavy sentences on 10 June 2008 for planning a peaceful demonstration.

Forwarded Alert: Afghanistan – Journalist released from US air base in...

After being held for several months, he was released as a result of lawsuit brought by US and Afghan human rights groups in the US.

Alert: High quality Canvas prints for sale at the IHRC shop...

IHRC is pleased to announce that a selection of 14 prints from renowned photographer Muhsin Kilby are now available for sale at https://www.ihrc.org.uk/catalog

URGENT ALERT: KSA – Woman on death penalty for practicing witchcraft...

Fawza Falih, woman sentenced to death in Quraiyat court alleged practice of witchcraft, is currently in very bad health.

What’s New at www.ihrc.org.uk?

In this 'What's New', a series of alerts outlining human rights issues in the US, Slovakia, and Bahrain.Alerts section also includes a letter from IHRC to encourage campaigners for supporting prisoners of faith and political prisoners.


Forwarded Alert: Bahrain – Five Activists Appealing Hopelessly on 14th September...

Five activists sentenced in July 2008, following demonstrations in December 2007, make appeal on 14 September 2008 against unjust sentences.

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