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Sentencing Date Changed to August 16th.

    Dr. Aafia Sentencing Hearing Changed Again from July 21, 2010 to August 16, 2010   Judge Berman has reset the time for Dr Aafia's sentencing from July 21st to August 16th. Time is currently subject to verification. The Hearing will be held in Judge Berman's court at 500 Pearl Street in Manhattan, New York. ...

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  July 19, 2010 Public protests, street plays and civil society plea to release Dr Aafia ...

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Protests Seek Dr. Aafia’s Release as Secy Clinton Arrives

July 17-19, 2010   The NEWS Karachi On the appeal of President Pasban Pakistan Altaf Shakoor protest demonstration in various cities of the country were held for the release and repartition of noted Pakistani woman scientist Dr Aafia Siddiqui, who is presently languishing in US detention. Addressing demos in Multan, Bahawalnager, Faisalabad, Badin, Sukkur, Peshawar and Quetta, Pasban leaders demanded o ...

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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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