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Pakistan Fails Miserably to Protect its People from the United States

March 6, 2010   EDITORIAL The NATION Qamar Zaman Kaira, the minister for Information and Broadcasting, shot his mouth off during a meeting with journalists the case of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui. It was really shocking to hear him say that the government wouldn't ask the U.S. to repatriate her. His comment flies in the face of popular sentiment and greatly embarrasses those calling out to have this haples ...

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Yvonne Ridley Press Statement on Pakistan Visit

Feb 28 2010   Statement from Yvonne Ridley (Lahore, Pakistan ) I have come here today to speak to the government’s opposition parties in Pakistan – and the only opposition i see is the vibrant, challenging and independent media of this great country. With the exception of Imran Khan, Tehreek e Insaf, Jamaat Islami and a few others, no one seems prepared to really challenge the Pakistan gove ...

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Feb 28 2010   (Lord Nazir ) I would like to thank Imran Khan and Sister Yvonne Ridley for raising Dr Aafia's case at the international level and campaigning for her release. I was first approached by Sister Yvonne Ridley in Mid July 2009 , when I put down some written questions from Her Majesty's Government related to Dr Aafia Siddiqui , Prisoner 650 and the Grey Lady of Baghram. She was char ...

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‘RAW, Mossad agents interrogated Aafia’

February 23, 2010   The NATION By ASIF MAHMOOD LONDON - Indian secret agency RAW agents had questioned neuroscientist Dr Aafia Siddiqui during her confinement in Afghanistan, reliable sources told The Nation and Nawa-i-Waqt. Indian agents were supported by some other people who talked in American accent and it was believed they were agents of Israel’s notorious intelligence service Mossad, source ...

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