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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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Caravan for Aafia marches to Islamabad on foot

August 06, 2010   DAILY TIMES; The NEWS Lawyers, civil society members march to Islamabad on foot   LAHORE: A CARAVAN, consisting of lawyers and representatives of civil society, will march to Islamabad on foot to press their demand for the release of Dr Aafia Siddiuqi and all missing persons. While announcing the schedule of caravan, Secretary SCBA Raja Zulqurnain said the caravan would leave for ...

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Caravan for Dr. Aafia march to Islamabad

August 06, 2010   The NEWS LAHORE : A CARAVAN, consisting of lawyers and representatives of civil society, will march to Islamabad on foot to press their demand for the release of Dr Aafia Siddiuqi and all missing persons. This was announced at a joint press conference of Supreme Court Bar Association, LHC Bar Association and Lahore Tax Bar Association held on Thursday at LHCBA’s Karachi Shuhada ...

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Call for immediate release of Aafia

August 06, 2010   LAHORE : SPEAKERS at a seminar called for the immediate release of all the missing persons in general and Dr Aafia Siddiqui in particular and appealed to the Pakistanis to act like a united nation in all the matters of national interest. They were speaking at a seminar on Dr Aafia Siddiqui’s imprisonment and the facts behind this... Speaking on the occasion, Dr Fouzia Siddiqui, ...

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APPEAL for Pakistani Flood Victims

  An APPEAL to our humanity The last week of July and the first week in August, 2010 has seen the worst floods on record in the history of Pakistan. The magnitude of the disaster is enormous and difficult to fathom. To put it into perspective, just based on "official" estimates so far: The affected area is about 1/5 of the country (that is over 150,000 sq. km), almost all of Pakistan’s ...

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Repatriation in hands of Pak Govt.

July 23, 2010   DAWN KARACHI, July 23: Dr Fauzia Siddiqui, whose younger sister Dr Aafia Siddiqui is in prison in the United States, made an impassioned appeal on Friday to the people to raise their voice for her repatriation before Aug 16, when she said the US court would seal her fate. Dr Fauzia, who was the guest speaker at ‘Meet the press’ programme of the Karachi Press Club on Friday, ...

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