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Aafia on World Health Day

April 7, 2011   Aafia Movement Dedicated World Health Day 2011 to Female Prisoner's Health in Pakistan   Aafia Movement dedicated the World Health Day 2011 to call attention to the conditions of female prisoners in Pakistan. The Movement announced that it will undertake a survey of the physical and mental health of women prisoners and offer action oriented proposals for improving the conditio ...

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Dr. Aafia’s Appeal Dead on Arrival

April 3, 2011   New York, Last week on March 30, 2011 the US 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals (The cour that will hear any appeal in Dr. Aafia's case) issued a strongly worded letter to the government appointed lawyers claiming to represent Dr. Aafia. The attorneys had requested an extension citing lack of time and resources to prepare an appeal given their workloads.  The court denied the extensi ...

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March 30 “Black Wednesday” Events

March ,31 2011   Several events were held around the globe to mark the 8th Anniversary of the kidnapping of Aafia and her children from Karachi in March 2003 by officials of the Pakistani militarygovernment.   Groups in Pakistan commemorated the begining of Dr. Aafia's 9th year in captivity.   Many messages of support were also received. A selection is posted below:     BRUCE KE ...

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An Issue of Superiority

March 22, 2011   Is Raymond Davis a More Superior Being Than Aafia Siddiqui? by Adnan Khalid TECHNORATI On February 3, 2010, a Pakistani - Aafia Siddiqui - was found guilty of two counts of attempted murder, armed assault, using and carrying a firearm, and three counts of assault on U.S. officers and employees. Siddiqui was sentenced to 86 years in prison (effectively a life sentence) by the federal ju ...

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Aafia Remembered at Hindu Holi Celebrations

March 21, 2011   KARACHI: Colorful Holi Festival is marked across the world.   Dr. Fauzia, sister of Aafia Siddiqui was invited as a chief guest at Hindu celebrations marking the festival of Holi. The Hindu community members in Karachi expressed solidarity for the cause of getting Aafia's freedom. ...

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The Aafia and Davis Debate Rages on

Feb 25, 2011   DR. AAFIA, IMRAN KHAN AND THE ONLY WAY OUT OF THIS MESS By Gordon Duff Veterans Today, Aafia had been held and tortured in attempts to restore the reputation of Dick Cheney, “Scooter” Libby and Karl Rove, who had been involved in “outing” CIA agent Valerie Plame. Plame’s husband, Joe Wilson, had proven the “yellowcake” fantasy to be just that and ...

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