Free Talha Ahsan
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Talha Ahsan is a British-born poet and writer with Asperger syndrome facing extradition to America.
Authorities in the United States suspect Syed of running an extremist website and funding the Taliban. The former Dulwich College pupil has taken his case to the European Court of Human Rights.
If convicted he will spend 70 years in “supermax” solitary confinement in ADX Florence.
Talha was arrested at home on 19th July 2006 pursuant to a warrant under the controversial Extradition Act 2003 whereby no prima facie evidence is required to support a request.
He is accussed of terrorism-related offences between 1997-2004 based on a series of websites one of whose servers happened to be in American amongst several other countries. He denies all charges.
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