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Analysis – Dr Aafia to Be Sentenced

  Aafia Siddiqui will Be Sentenced on Thursday, Sep 23 By: ondelette Tuesday September 21, 2010 3:23 pm        Thursday Morning at 8:45, at 500 Pearl St. in Manhattan, in Room 21D, Judge Berman’s Court, Dr. Aafia Siddiqui will be sentenced. She is facing 30 years to life. People that are there might show up to pay their respects, there is no way justice will have been served. ...

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MLFA no longer funding Dr. Aafia’s case

To Supporters of Dr. Aafia:   This is to inform supporters that MLFA is no longer involved with funding for Dr. Aafia's case and any monies donated to them do not go towards any aspect of Dr. Aafia's case. The family have requested that MLFA kindly cease to use Dr. Aafia's case, her name, statements or any statement from family members for their fund raising activities in order to avoi ...

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IJN Statement in Response to Sentencing

STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO DR. AAFIA SIDDIQUI SENTENCE The International Justice Network, attorneys for the family of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui, issued the following statement today after Dr. Siddiqui was sentenced to 86 years in prison by Judge Berman at the US federal court in Manhattan. Dr. Aafia Siddiqui - who has never caused harm to anyone - has now been condemned to spend the rest of her life in a maximum sec ...

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Maryam cebrates first birthday in freedom

Maryam On September 5, 2010, Dr. Aafia's daughter Maryam celebrated her first birthday in freedom after seven years of captivity.  She did this with all of her family and loved ones except for her mother. ...

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Aafia, The Daughter; Pakistan, The Motherland

Addressed on the Ocassion of Pakistan Independence Day, August 14, 2010 by Dr. Fauzia Siddiqui August 14th and Pakistan’s Independence Day.  This day is supposed to mark the rule of the will of the people of Pakistan – that we freely choose our rulers and they do our bidding for the People’s best interests. It is supposed to mark the fact that we are a free nation where we can live in ...

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A Tainted Process

  August 13, 2010 “Of all the cases I’ve dealt with, in the 25 years that I’ve been a human rights advocate, the case of this young Muslim woman has been the heaviest on my heart. When I think of the late Sen. Ted Stevens (who represented Alaska in the U.S. Senate for 40 years), I think of a once powerful American politician who, in the twilight of his otherwise impressive political c ...

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Girl abandoned at Dr. Aafia’s house may not be her daughter…

Initial tests conducted by officials reveal that a teenage girl reported to be Dr Aafia's daughter may not be Maryum. It was learned after official tests were conducted by the Pakistani authorities that the teenage girl "dropped" off at the house of Dr Aafia's family in Karachi may not be her daughter.  However, further tests will be done to determine the girl's identity.   W ...

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