Tag: Usama al-Atar
Usama Al Atar from Canada thanks IHRC for securing his release from a Saudi jail. During last year’s Haj, Usama Al Atar was arrested after which IHRC campaigned for his release.
A Canadian imam who was arrested during a pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia three weeks ago says he was beaten and strangled during his 36 hours in confinement.
Second Press Release. IHRC would like to extend its thanks to all those who campaigned for the release of Dr Usama Al-Atar who had travelled to Saudi Arabia to perform the Hajj pilgrimage.
Shaykh Usama Al-Atar, has been manhandled and arrested by Saudi religious police whilst in the Mosque of the Holy Prophet (PBUH)
Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) has received various eyewitness statements that well-known Canadian cleric Shaykh Usama Al-Atar  was arrested this morning after Fajr (morning) prayers in the Holy City of Madina (approximately 06.30 KSA time).