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TIME: A Pakistani on Trial — With No Pakistani Reporters

    By Petra Bartosiewicz / New York Read more: http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1956197,00.html?xid=rss-topstories#ixzz0dcbSICFx   Aafia Siddiqui may be a minor light in the constellation of alleged al-Qaeda operatives, but her New York City trial may be a test case for the way justice is meted out to one of the major figures accused of running the terror organization. Siddiqui ...

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PAK Senate Committee Resolution

  RESOLUTION The Senate Standing Committee on Interior urges the Government of Pakistan to ensure the prompt repatriation of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani Citizen, from the Government of the United States of America (USA) where she is being detained and tried on the basis of questionable facts and unfounded charges. The Committee takes serious note of the demeaning treatment and traumatic conditions ...

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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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