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Pak Supreme Court Lawyer supporting Dr. Aafia receives threats

July 16, 2010   SAMAA TV ISLAMABAD: President of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA), Qazi Anwar, has said that he is receiving threats from the government. “A message has been delivered to my nephew in the United States that I am on the hit list of the government,” he told newsmen at a press conference along with Dr. Fauzia Siddiqi Friday. He said he would definitely attend the lawyer ...

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US Has Violated Int’l Laws by Shifting Aafia: Malik

July 09, 2010   The NATION ISLAMABAD – Terming the shifting of Dr Aafia Siddiqui from Afghanistan to the USA negation of the international laws, Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said that Islamabad would use political ways to bring Aafia back to the country. Talking to media representatives here on Thursday after attending meeting held in connection with the Pak-USA Strategic Dialogue, ...

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Children demand release of Dr Aafia

    July 05, 2010 DAILY TIMES   RAWALPINDI: Schoolchildren on Sunday staged protest demonstration on the eve of Independence Day of USA, under the auspices of ‘Free Aafia Campaign’ outside Press Club and demanded a release of Dr Aafia Siddiqui. Children were holding posters, banners and placards along with Aafia’s portraits... Addressing the rally, Rana Bilal, orga ...

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Effort urged to awaken world’s conscience on Dr Aafia’s issue

July 05, 2010   REGIONAL TIMES Karachi: Dr Aafia Siddiqui case is the biggest human and women rights issue of our times, and there is dire need for targeted steps to raise this pressing matter not only in Pakistan but also abroad, so as to awaken the world conscience on the plight of this innocent mother. This was said by speakers at a meeting of ‘Release Aafia Committee’ here on Sunday. It ...

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LHC Makes Historic Ruling

  June 5, 2010   LHC makes historic ruling for defense of Dr Aafia   THE Lahore High Court (LHC) on Saturday ordered the federal government to defend Dr Aafia Siddiqui in the American court by using all diplomatic means. Justice Ijaz Ahmed Chaudhry observed that since Dr Aafia was a Pakistani citizen, therefore, it was a duty of the government to defend ...

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American Ambasador summoned over Dr Aafia

May 26, 2010   Pakistani lawmakers urge the government to summon the US Ambassador to Pakistan over "the inhuman detention" of Pakistani national Aafia Siddiqui in US prison. During a meeting of the Senate's Standing Committee of the Pakistani parliament, lawmakers from both the government and opposition voiced their concern over the trial of Aafia Siddiqui by calling it violation of hum ...

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Rallies demand release of Dr Aafia

May 17, 2010   KARACHI : Protest rallies in more than 50 cities and towns of the country including Karachi on Sunday demanded immediate release and repatriation of Pakistani woman scientist, Dr Aafia Siddiqui, terming her detention in the US illegal, immoral and a big question mark on human rights. The rallies were organized on the call of Pasban in Karachi, Lahore, Quetta, Peshawar, Rawalpinidi, Multa ...

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