Press releases

Celebrating 70 years of Radcliffe Boro at Radcliffe Library

Celebrating 70 years of Radcliffe Boro at Radcliffe Library

May 21, 2019 10:56 BST
​A new exhibition by Stewart Fell celebrating 70 years of @radcliffeboro has just opene...

Conditions in UAE detention for jailed Brit revealed Stirling: ‘Abuse is commonplace’ in Sharjah facility where Ali Ahmad is held

Conditions in UAE detention for jailed Brit revealed Stirling: ‘Abuse is commonplace’ in Sharjah facility where Ali Ahmad is held

Feb 08, 2019 12:17 GMT
Prison conditions Ali Ahmad faces in the UAE are described “We have a very precise unde...

UAE authorities coercing Brit to plead guilty following arrest over Qatar t-shirt assault

UAE authorities coercing Brit to plead guilty following arrest over Qatar t-shirt assault

Feb 07, 2019 13:48 GMT
Following an extended telephone conversation with Ali Issa Ahmad's close friend in the ...

UAE response to detention of football fan abroad highlights ongoing abuse of British tourists

UAE response to detention of football fan abroad highlights ongoing abuse of British tourists

Feb 06, 2019 12:08 GMT
UAE government attempts to change the media narrative in cases where British nationals ...

Brit football fan arrested in Dubai for wearing Qatar football top - FCO needs to increase UAE travel warnings!

Brit football fan arrested in Dubai for wearing Qatar football top - FCO needs to increase UAE travel warnings!

Feb 05, 2019 14:28 GMT
​British citizen Ali Issa Ahmad has been arrested in the UAE for wearing a Qatar nation...

Thailand human rights progress in question as Australia seeks protection from extradition for footballer Hakeem Alaraibi

Thailand human rights progress in question as Australia seeks protection from extradition for footballer Hakeem Alaraibi

Jan 23, 2019 11:55 GMT
The arrest and detention of refugee Hakeem Alaraibi and Thai authorities’ consideration...

Australia & FIFA must pressure Interpol, Thailand & Bahrain to secure pro footballer's freedom

Australia & FIFA must pressure Interpol, Thailand & Bahrain to secure pro footballer's freedom

Dec 23, 2018 08:16 GMT
​Detention of Bahraini/Australian resident and pro footballer Hakeem AlAraibi in Thaila...

​​​​​​Hampshire police and partners pioneer one-of-a-kind youth offending programme following football disorder

​​​​​​Hampshire police and partners pioneer one-of-a-kind youth offending programme following football disorder

Dec 07, 2018 09:50 GMT
More than 30 children involved in violent disorder at a football match have attended a ...

British Esports Association, West Ham Foundation, GAME and Archery GB bring the world of esports and sports together with unique activity week for youngsters

British Esports Association, West Ham Foundation, GAME and Archery GB bring the world of esports and sports together with unique activity week for youngsters

Sep 27, 2018 09:49 BST
• New pilot for those aged 14-19 set for October half-term • Activities include Rocket...