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Aafia Supporters Subjected to Threats, Attempted Assasination and Petrol Bombs

March 26,2011   First it was intimidation, then indirect warnings, then direct threats and now physical attacks... In recent days, a series of increasingly deadly threats and terror activities have been focused on Dr. Aafia's family and some prominent supporters: Dr. Aafia's sister, Dr. Fauzia, was directly threatened with harm to her children if she persisted in campaigning for Aafia. The thre ...

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Aafia Held in Secret Prisons: Lawyer

  Countercurrents.org; VOC Radio "Dr. Aafia Siddiqui was no more a terrorist than Nelson Mandela. " Those were the words of conviction spoken by Aafia Siddiqui’s lawyer, Elaine Whitfield Sharp, on VOC’s "Drivetime" on Monday. According to Whitfield Sharp, this is a case that many will never understand completely. "From the defense’s point of view, I can relate ...

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What Do Pakistanis See When They Look In The Mirror These Days?

March 17, 2011   by: Mauri Saalakhan       I begin with a question: How can Pakistanis look at themselves in the mirror and not feel absolute contempt for the tribal image they see glaring back at them?   As soon as I heard about the deal struck for the release of the CIA connected murderer, Raymond Davis, I made an inquiry into the terms of the agreement. W ...

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Aafia Siddiqui: nothing more to al-Qaeda than a recruiting tool

So Ayman al-Zawahiri has decided that it was time for al-Qaeda to take up the cause of Aafia Siddiqui. Thanks a lot for this timely endorsement. Aafia was dragged from the streets of Karachi with her three small children in 2003. Not a sound from these defenders of Islam. Persistant rumors about the "Grey Lady of Bagram" began in 2006 and still the silence was deafening. Dr. Aafia reappeared in 20 ...

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Getty / AFP Make False Attribution to Dr Fowzia

On March 9,2011 a picture taken by an AFP photographer was widely distributed in the media through Getty Images  The picture shows Dr. Fauzia Siddiqui at a Women's Day Rally in support of her sister Aafia.  AFP and Getty captioned the picture stating falsely that Dr. Fauzia was shouting anti-US slogans. This is entirely false and slanderous.  The entire event was video taped and at no poi ...

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Our Man in Pakistan

  By Stephen Lendman   04 March, 2011, Countercurrents.org   Raymond A. Davis, CIA agent, is one of many working covertly with assets infesting virtually all countries worldwide, especially ones vital to America's imperial agenda. On February 21, New York Times writers Mark Mazzetti, Ashley Parket, Jane Perlez and Eric Schmitt headlined, "American Held in Pakistan Worked with CIA. ...

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