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One Day We’ll All Be Terrorists

One Day We’ll All Be Terrorists   http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/one_day_well_all_be_terrorists_20091228/   Posted on Dec 28, 2009   By Chris Hedges Syed Fahad Hashmi can tell you about the dark heart of America . He knows that our First Amendment rights have become a joke, that habeas corpus no longer exists and that we torture, not only in black sites such as those at B ...

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PAK Gov. affirms Dr. Aafia’s innocence

Foreign Office spokesman Abdul Basit during a meeting with journalists at the Karachi Press Club on Wednesday. "Regarding Aafia Siddiqui he said the government believes she is innocent, adding that the government will support her legal expenses..." For full article click here. (Quote near end of article) ...

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The Siddiqui family offers their prayers and condolences to the family of journalist Najeeb Ahmed

Our heart felt condolences to the family of the respected journalist Najeeb Ahmed (1961 - 2009).   The family of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui would like to express our shock and deepest condolences to the family of Mr. Najeeb Ahmed who passed away suddenly on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009 in Karachi.   Ironically, Mr. Ahmed's last public statement (video) on Human Rights Day (Wednesday, Dec 9th) focused ...

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Family Position on Nature of Support for Dr Aafia

December, 2009 As time passes and Aafia remains caught in the shackles of captivity, her plight has not receded into memory. Instead the momentum for her release, the recovery of her missing children and the demands to bring her tormentors to justice has only grown. But as the delays and legalistic games go on, the frustration of the public is approaching rage – at least in many sections of the Pakist ...

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Eid Al-Adha Message, November, 2009

On this occasion of Eid Al-Adha, marking the competition of the rites and rituals of the Hajj pilgrimage, we would like to wish all people and especially our supporters a blessed and happy time. This is an enlightening holiday, Hajj teaches us of the meanings of simplicity, endurance, sacrifice, and humility – among the great tests that God puts us all through.  As we reflect on the trials of the ...

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Pakistani Senator says rulers failed Dr. Aafia

  ‘Rulers are a humiliation for Pakistanis’   By Tahir Niaz   ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s rulers have become a source of humiliation for its citizens worldwide, Senator Talha Mahmood, chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Interior, said on Thursday. To a question about Dr Aafia Siddiqui at a press conference, Mahmood said the country’s leaders had failed to protect th ...

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APP – PAK Gov. efforts to release Dr. Aafia

ISLAMABAD, Aug 8 (Associated Press of Pakistan): Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Saturday assured Dr Fauzia Siddiqui that his government would make every possible effort for the release of her sister Dr Aafia Siddiqui, detained in the United States. The Prime Minister said the government had already approved US $ two million to hire a three-member panel of lawyers for Dr Aafia Siddiqui in consultat ...

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Yvonne Ridley’s U.S. Tour – Journal Notes

Yvonne Ridley's Diary on her Justice for Aafia U.S. Tour   Day 1 - Brooklyn, New York   Salaam alaikum, What an emotional start to our tour with the Muslim Legal Fund of America. Dr. Aafia Siddiqui's brother Muhammad from Texas joined me on a platform with Cageprisoner's Saghir Hussein at Masjid At-Taqwa in Brooklyn, New York. The room fell completely silent as Muhammad began talkin ...

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