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Dr. Aafia Siddiqui – Prisnor Number 650

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Dr. Aafia Siddiqui – Prisoner Number 650
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Protests in Pakistan and International Protests for the release of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui
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The US delays Aafia Siddiqui's sentencing
The sentencing of Pakistani neuroscientist Aafia Siddiqui, accused and found guilty of attempted murder of US agents in Afghanistan in a controversial trial, has been postponed to next month.
Siddiqui, 37, who was detained by Afghan police on July 17, 2008, was held in custody based on allegations that she had documents containing recipes for chemical weapons and explosives in her handbag…

The legality of Dr. Aafia’s case
Dr. Aafia Siddiqui’s incarceration and subsequent trial and conviction is a glaring example of USA’s complete disregard for human rights. Although, the US has ratified most of the international human rights conventions and adopted resolutions to the effect, the violation of international human rights law still persists. This article will discuss the legality of Dr. Aafia’s case in light of the violation of different international laws by the US…
By: Muhammad Ikram on The Nation

Free Dr. Siddiqui, UK demonstrators say
A demonstration was held outside the US Embassy in London on Sunday to call for the repatriation of Pakistani neuroscientist Dr. Aafia Siddiqui.
The demonstrators say Dr. Siddiqui was unjustly convicted of attempted murder at her trial in New York.
The sentencing of Siddiqui, who was accused and found guilty of attempted murder of US agents in Afghanistan in a controversial trial…

Demand repatriation for Dr. Aafia Siddiqui
An international campaign has been launched demanding the repatriation of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui to her homeland of Pakistan. Siddiqui is being held in a federal prison in New York City awaiting sentencing, which is currently scheduled for Sept. 23.
In March 2003, at the age of 30, Siddiqui disappeared along with her three children from a street in Karachi, Pakistan. At the end of that month, the Pakistan media reported that Siddiqui had been arrested and turned over to U.S. officials.
Siddiqui mysteriously reappeared on the streets of Ghazni, Afghanistan, following five years of secret detention…
By: Sara Flounders on Workers World

Justice for Aafia Siddiqui - Grosvenor Square Protest
Demonstrators outside the US embassy in Grosvenor Square London, earlier today, called for the repatriation of Pakistani scientist Dr. Aafia Sidiqui. Dr. Sidiqui has been unjustly convicted of attempted murder in New York…

Who's Afraid of Aafia Siddiqui?
She went to MIT and Brandeis, married a Brigham and Women's physician, made her home in Boston, cared for her children, and raised money for charities. Aafia Siddiqui was a normal woman living a normal American life. Until the FBI called her a terror.
The men were ready. They knew the woman who would be joining them for the week was a high-profile Al Qaeda operative. They'd been told she should be treated with the utmost respect. She would arrive in Liberia's bustling capital, Monrovia, on a plane from Quetta, Pakistan. She was to be driven to the safe house, the Hotel Boulevard, where other Al Qaeda figures had stayed…
By: Katherine Ozment on Boston Magazine

Who is Dr. Aafia Siddiqui?
Aafia Siddiqui was born in Karachi, Pakistan, on March 2, 1972. She was one of three children of Mohammad Siddiqui, a doctor trained in England. She is a mother of three.
Aafia moved to Texas in 1990 to be near her brother, and after spending a year at the University of Houston, transferred to MIT. Aafia then married Mohammed Amjad Khan, a medical student, and subsequently entered Brandeis University as a graduate student in cognitive neuroscience.
Citing the difficulty of living as Muslims in the United States after 9/11…
By: Saleem Khan on Pakistani Spectator

LHC Disposes of Petition Regarding Dr. Aafia Siddiqui
Lahore High Court Justice Ijaz Ahmad Chaudhry on Monday disposed of a petition seeking directions for the initiation of contempt of court proceedings against officials of the Foreign Ministry for failing to write a letter to a US judge who is conducting the trial of Pakistani national Dr. Aafia Siddiqui.
The judge held that there was no need of the court’s directions, as departments concerned had no tangible evidence in order to prove the innocence of Dr. Aafia before the US court…

Aafia’s abduction from Karachi, LHC told
The secretary Interior on Monday told the Lahore High Court that the government had no documentary evidence of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui and her children’s kidnapping from Karachi. Appearing in connection with a contempt petition against the Interior Ministry, he said police had also failed to collect any evidence in this regard during the course of the investigation. He further said that Aafia’s son was also unable to substantiate presumption about their kidnapping from Pakistan.