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Yvonne Ridley on Dr. Aafia Siddiqui and the CIA

    Salaams, The trouble with these stories is sometimes a little fact is sprinkled in the fantasy. The story, I fear, is rubbish and would have come out long before now. The account of how she was shot is definitely wrong. I was in the room where she was shot and got eye witness account statements from the Afghan police present. I wonder if the motive is to simply muddy the waters so that people ...

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12 YEARS TOO LONG!!!

    THE WASHINGTON MOBILIZATION FOR   DR. AAFIA SIDDIQUI     March 30, 2015 @ 12 Noon   The Federal Bureau of Prisons 320 First Street, NW Washington, DC 20534     The Bureau of Prisons (BOP), a subdivision of the US Department of Justice, is responsible for the administration of the federal prison system. The Federal Home Loan Bank Board Building, located on Capitol ...

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Pakistani mother Aafia completes 12 years in detention

Pakistani mother Aafia completes 12 years in detention   Karachi, March 30: The nation was too busy in the bickering of their foul-mouthed politicians when the Pakistani mother, Dr Aafia Siddiqui, silently completed 12 long years of her detention in a US jail on Monday, March 30.    Sadly, during these twelve years no Pakistani government even bothered to officially request the US administrat ...

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A Message of Support for Aafia from Imam Abdullah Faaruuq

Another Message of Solidarity with Aafia     The author of what follows is a Boston area leader who knew Aafia Siddiqui - as an undergraduate student, graduate student, young wife and mother, and now as an unjustly held prisoner of war. He is also one of the few leaders of greater Boston with the courage to defend this much maligned political prisoner. Imam Abdullah Faaruuq will not only join us f ...

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A Message of Support for Aafia from Imam Muhammad al-Asi

Another Message of Solidarity with Aafia      For the past several and very long years my brother Mauri Saalakhan has been carrying the burden that should be carried by the rest of the Muslims and people for justice. This issue of incarcerating Muslims without the normalcy of due process has to stop. It will not stop as long as we have vicious enemies who will trample the rights of those they ...

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An Important Message: From the United Kingdom to America For Aafia!

Assalaamu Alaikum (Greetings of Peace):   Without question, Sr. Yvonne Ridley - a courageous journalist who was once held as a prisoner herself in Afghanistan, who later described her treatment by the Taliban as far more humane and respectful than the treatment meted out to Muslim prisoners by many western occupiers of Muslim lands - is one of the most important voices in the intern ...

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An Important Message: From Turkey to America For Aafia!

From Turkey to America For Aafia!   It's with the utmost urgency that I call upon the American Muslim community and all people of conscience in the US and around the world to support the immediate release of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui, who has suffered immensely because of her faith and beliefs. I fully endorse all mobilization efforts and campaigns to bring her case to the attention of government aut ...

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