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Aafia Movement Continues Relief Efforts for Flood and Dengue Victims

2011- Pakistanis Plagued again by Floods and more... In August, 2010 the people of Pakistan experienced the worst floods on record in the history of the nation. Now, again in 2011, the country has been ravaged by floods of a significant scale.  Millions more are homeless and need need urgent support from their compatriots. To make matters worse, this year the floods have coincided with a massive outbre ...

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Dinner with the family of Aafia Siddiqui

31 August 2010   by Asim Qureshi I’m in Karachi and as is my custom, I ring Fowzia Siddiqui (the sister of Aafia Siddiqui) in order to meet and catch up with the latest on the case. As always I am greeted well and invited to the home to break fast with them in the evening. I graciously accept and at the appointed time make my way to Gulshan-e-Iqbal where the family live. Two guards with machine g ...

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Dr. Aafia’s son Ahmed’s statement revealed

August 22, 2010   Yvonne Ridley reveals Aafia's son's torture letter (with Video)   London : Cageprisoners released a sensational statement from Ahmed, the eldest son of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui, which he made to an intelligence officer after he was released from US custody in 2008. In it, he discloses for the first time the details of their abduction in 2003 and some information about his det ...

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Dr Aafia and Mohammed Bin Qasim

    KARACHI, August 21, 2010 A camel caravan commemorated the occassion of Mohammed Bin Qasim's arrival in Daybul (near present day Karachi) torescue a Muslim woman from captivity in 711 AD. This event ultimately led to the beginning of Arab rule in Sindh and beyond. Th ...

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Dr Afia’s conviction deferred on Pak govt’s advice

August 17, 2010   Daily Times RAWALPINDI: US court hearing Dr Afia Siddiqui’s case has postponed her conviction from the scheduled August 16 to September 23, following advice from the Pakistan government, which argued that the verdict in the holy month of Ramazan might provoke a national movement, claimed Dr Fouzia Siddiqui, the detained Pakistani scientist’s sister. Dr Fouzia was speaking ...

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Petition for Dr Aafia’s Repatriation Delivered to Pak Consulate

    New York, August 14, 2010   A petition demanding that Pakistani government take proper diplomatic action for Dr. Aafia's release was deliveredd to Pakistani Consulate in New York on August 14, 2010. The petitioners included representatives from diverse groups Pakistani official receives petition ...

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Legality of Dr Aafia’s case

August 13, 2010   The NATION by Muhammad Umair Ikram Dr Aafia Siddiqui’s incarceration, and subsequent trial and conviction, is a glaring example of USA’s complete disregard for human rights. Although, the US has ratified most of the international human rights conventions and adopted resolutions to the effect, the violation of international human rights law still persists. This article will ...

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