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Lahore Victims Families Reject Compensation, Say: “Swap Davis For Dr. Aafia”

Feb. 01, 2011   DAWN LAHORE, Jan 31: The parents of the both Fahim and Faizan – two young men who were shot dead by a US Consulate employee on Thursday – have said they are ready to withdraw the murder case filed against Raymond Davis if the US authorities allow Dr. Aafia Siddiqui to return to Pakistan as a free citizen. “We discussed the matter in detail and finally decided to link u ...

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Pakistani Senate Supports Swapping Davis for Dr. Aafia

 01 Feb 2011   The NEWS ISLAMABAD: Deputy Chairman Senate Jan Muhammad Jamali on Monday supported the demand of JUI-F Senator Dr Ismail Buledi, who has asked the Pakistan government to seek the return of Dr Aafia Siddiqui in exchange for a US citizen who killed two Pakistanis in Lahore a few days back. “By making this demand, you are reflecting the wishes of the people of Pakistan,” De ...

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MQM Chief Altaf Hussain Asks for Immediate Release of Dr. Aafia

Jan 30, 2011   LONDON: Altaf Hussain Asks US To Explain Its Position About Dr Aafia Siddiqui Founder and Leader of Muttahida Quami Movement Mr Altaf Hussain has asked the US Government to explain its position regarding the release of Dr Aafia Siddiqui. He said this in the backdrop of demand by US government to release Raymond Davis seeking diplomatic immunity. "It is for the government of Pakistan ...

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Awareness Dinner Urges Repatriation

Jan. 28, 2011   Campaigners urge Dr Aafia Siddiqui repatriation London: At a press conference in London, Dr Aafia's supporters said her conviction was a gross miscarriage of justice and that Pakistani politicians had failed to support one of their own citizens. Prominent supporters demanded that an independent medical team be sent to assess Dr Aafia's state of mind Yvonne Ridley, who has camp ...

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Spontaneous Crowds for Aafia in Lyari

    DAILY TIMES, PRESS TV, DUNYA TV, Daily JANG... KARACHI: The Aafia Movement was invited to a gathering in the Lyari section of Karachi on Jan 16, 2011.  However, when Dr. Fauzia, the sister of Dr. Aafia arrived, the gathering spontaneously erupted into a huge rally with thousands coming into the streets despite a ban on large crowds due to the security situation in Karachi. The crowds expr ...

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Surely the real point about Aafia Siddiqui is being missed?

June 9, 2011   From CagePrisoners By Asim Qureshi Since the release of The Guantanamo Files in April 2011 by Wikileaks, there have been a number of stories written in relation to those detained at the infamous base. One of the stories that received some mainstream coverage though, was that of Aafia Siddiqui. However, the coverage that was received, completely missed the point. During Aafia’s year ...

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Pak Christians in Solidarity with Dr Aafia on Christma

Dec 25, 2010   Press TV, EXPRESS Another rally in the financial heart of Pakistan On Christmas eve , but this time not to protest drone attacks but to call on US officials to release Dr. Aafia Siddiqui. There were people from the Christian community among those who were out on the streets to show solidarity with Aafia and her family. Aafia's family complain that their request for a new lawyer for ...

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After Aafia, No Pakistani is Safe

Dec. 22, 2010   NATION, The NEWS, GeoNews 'No Pakistani safe across the globe following Aafia's 86-year prison sentence': IJN Criticising the justice system in the United States as biased towards Muslims, the executive director of the International Justice Network, Tina Monshipour Foster, has said that following the 86-year prison sentence of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui by a US federal court, no ...

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