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Aafia will just not go away

  From OnLine Journal Link to Full Article here   Commentary By Ridwan Sheikh Online Journal Guest Writer Feb 26, 2010, 00:42   While Aafia Siddiqui awaits sentencing on May 6, with the prospect of facing a maximum of 20-year term in prison, the case that rattled the US is far from closed. Although, the Pakistani government paid $2 million dollars to Aafia Siddiqui’s legal defence team, ...

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Haqqani responsible for Aafia conviction

  Article orginally published here. The NEWS   LAHORE: (Monday, February 15, 2010) Dr. Fauzia Siddiqi has held Hussain Haqqani, Pakistan’s ambassador to Washington, responsible for spoiling the case of Dr. Aafia Siddiqi in the U.S. court. Addressing a press conference along with Tehrik-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan in Lahore today (Monday), Dr. Siddiqi said Aafia did not want to fight h ...

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Condolences to Ms. Elaine Sharp and her family

We would like to extend our deep condolences to Ms. Elaine Whitfield Sharp over the death of her beloved husband, Dan Sharp who passed away on Feb 13, 2010.  Elaine was one of the lawyers working on Aafia’s case and has been involved with the family since 2003. We also knew her husband well as a superb lawyer in his own right.  He died after a prolonged struggle with cancer and we pray that ...

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A Heartfelt Thank You to All Supporters and Friends

The family of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui wish to thank all supporters, family, friends and media for standing by us during the trial of Aafia and in our continuing ordeal.  We are once again humbled and grateful at the number of people who are continuing to stand with us and have expressed their full solidarity and support as we continue the efforts to get Aafia back home despite the verdict of Feb 03, 2010. ...

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US, India, Israel again in action

    Originally published here   The NATION By SIKANDER SHAHEEN   ISLAMABAD – The coming together of the US, Israel, and India, in an unholy alliance to tighten the noose around a Muslim lady reflects the new realities of global power politics. The prejudiced decision against Dr Aafia Siddiqui traces its roots to the active involvement of Israel in collusion with Indians like P ...

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Aafia speaks out about her ordeal in U.S. custody

  Originally published here.   NEW YORK – Dr. Aafia Siddiqui spoke directly to her jurors in a US court on Thursday when the Pakistani neuroscientist took the stand and rejected as “ridiculous” the charge that she grabbed a M-4 rifle to kill US interrogators in Afghanistan, saying she was framed for the alleged crime. “It’s just ridiculous. I didn’t do that ...

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