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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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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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