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Babar Ahmad is a British citizen who has been detained without trial in the UK for almost 8 years facing extradition to the US for offences allegedly committed in the UK. All the evidence against him was collected in the UK with most of it being sent to the US before the Crown Prosecution Service could decide whether to prosecute him in the UK or not, a fact only admitted by the CPS in November 2011. It is only right that Babar be tried in the UK and not extradited to the US.

Please write to the Director of Public Prosecutions, Keir Starmer, to demand that Babar Ahmad be immediately put on trial in the UK. Copies will also be sent to the Attorney General and the Home Secretary.

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Seven Years in Captivity Featured

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Seven years ago this day

Walking to go home

Stopped by thieves on the way

With hearts hard like stone



They didn’t take a penny

But something worth much more

They robbed me of my liberty

And shut me behind a door


You are under arrest!

You have no right!

You are a terror suspect!

You won’t see daylight!


Taking me was not enough

They had to suck my blood

And cause pain to the ones I love

By rubbing my name in the mud


What crime had I done?

Whose right had I taken?

To be held up by a gun

And snatched for time forsaken?


Dragged to court before the world

Lawyers seethed and hissed

As their hatred was unfurled

Like I were a child rapist


You did that and you did this

You are an evil man

You will never get justice

Do whatever you can


Without a chance to say a word

Without a shred of evidence

Locked up like a caged bird

With no way to show innocence


Is this democracy

And the rule of law?

Or is it hypocrisy

And a type of war?


To smile and stab

To wink and kill

To nod and grab

To strike at will


Seven years on, no end in sight

Seven years of hope and fear

Seven years without a light

While the few who care are those who dare


But for my turn will I wait

Until I reach my goal

I am the master of my fate

I am the captain of my soul ...

Babar Ahmad A9385AG

Detainee Unit, HMP Long Lartin

South Littleton



WR11 8TZ

August 2011


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