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May 6 – 7 Rallies and Vigils

7 May, 2010   May 6th and 7th Rallies and Vigils in Support of Dr. Aafia   ISLAMABAD: The residents of the federal capital participated in large numbers in a protest rally at Aabpara Chowk here on Thursday to press the US government for release of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui. The rally, organised by the Jamiat Ittehad Ulema, was led Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) (Pakistan) Naib Ameer Dr. Muhammad Kamal. It was part ...

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May Rallies and Rejection of Taliban Letter

    Fauzia rejects Taliban letter addressing Aafia May 05, 2010 Karachi: Fauzia Siddiqui, sister of Aafia Siddiqui said that the letter circulating in the media from the Tehrik-e-Taliban is a conspiracy on the part of international agencies to get a sentence for Aafia Siddiqui. Addressing a press conference at Karachi Press Club here on Wednesday, Fauzia Siddiqui said the Government is giving fals ...

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Statement of Support from Gareth Peirce

2nd May 2010   A statement by Gareth Peirce in support of Aafia Siddiqui One of the UK’s most high profile lawyers and a fearless campaigner for human rights, she sent this statement of support to the Justice for Aafia Coalition, which was read out during the vigil. Perhaps the most disturbing case of all, amongst the many thousands which have caused us horror over the past eight and a half years ...

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Washington, DC Press Conference for Dr Aafia

  PRESS CONFERENCE at the NATIONAL PRESS CLUB, Washington, DC. - April 29, 2010   The press conference was organized by The Peace Thru Justice Foundation in support of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui, and other wrongfully imprisoned Muslims in America, and to draw attention to a very important "Preemptive Prosecution Resolution" recently passed by the Common Council of Albany, New York. ...

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13 Apr, 2010   By Kamran Shafi It’s official: according to none other than this journal of record, the 12-year old child “left outside a house in Karachi [on Sunday, April 4, 2008] is the missing daughter of Dr Aafia Siddiqui, the neuroscientist who was convicted in a US court for shooting at her US interrogators in Afghanistan.” The child was left at Dr Aafia Siddiqui’s house b ...

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DNA proves girl is Aafia’s daughter

April 11, 2010   By Tahir Niaz “The DNA profile obtained from blood samples of Maryam Khan alias Fatima, Ahmad Muhammad – her brother – share the STR Genetic Markers with the DNA profile obtained from blood sample of Dr Amjad Khan. Based on the DNA analysis, Dr Amjad cannot be excluded as the biological father of Maryam alias Fatima,” concludes the National Forensic Science Agen ...

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