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PAK Gov. ordered to secure the release of Dr. Aafia

October 28,2009   The Pakistan Government has been ordered to secure the release of scientist Dr. Aafia Siddiqui from US custody. Originally published in Pakistan, By Yvonne Ridley The Islamabad High Court made the ground-breaking directive in a move welcomed by her family, supporters and anyone who wants to see justice delivered to a woman who has been trapped in a hellish existence for the last six y ...

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Lord Nazir seeks Dr. Aafia’s return to Pakistan

  ISLAMABAD: Lord Nazir Ahmed, member House of Lords, has called upon the Pakistani government to take up Dr Aafia Siddiqui’s issue with the United States for her return to Pakistan. Addressing a press conference here on Saturday, he said it was the state’s responsibility to bring back Dr Siddiqui and other missing persons from foreign countries so that they could have a fair trial in their ...

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Statement from Dr. Aafia’s PAK Gov. appt. legal team

Septemeber 2, 2009   We thank the court for granting our entry into this case. We look forward to representing Dr. Aafia in her struggle for justice and restoring her home to Pakistan where she belongs. We ask all who report on this case and those fair Americans who will eventually sit in judgement of her, to remember that this is a criminal case, and that Dr. Aafia begins this journey as an innocent p ...

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Dr. Aafia forced to attend court by judge’s order

WHAT: Court hearing to determine whether the new legal team will be admitted into the case. WHEN: Sept. 2, 2009 at 10:00AM EST WHERE: Federal Court, 500 Pearl St. New York (Manhattan). Dr. Aafia may be forcibly brought to court. We encourage all supporters who can to please attend! ...

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Dr. Aafia declared fit to stand trial: US judge

Dr. Aafia declared fit to stand trial: US judge   NEW YORK - Dr Aafia Siddiqui, a US-trained Pakistani neuroscientist accused of trying to kill American soldiers and FBI agents in Afghanistan last year, is competent to stand trial, a federal judge ruled Wednesday as he rejected the evaluation of a defence expert who concluded she was mentally ill. US District Judge Richard Berman based his 36-page ruli ...

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Dr. Aafia’s new legal team announced

  August 17, 2009   STATEMENT FROM THE FAMILY OF DR. AAFIA TO ANNOUNCE A NEW LEGAL TEAM. The family of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui would like to thank God Almighty for the many blessings He has provided in the struggle to end Aafia's nightmarish captivity. The most visible manifestation of this has been the enormous support of the Pakistani people along with people of conscious around t ...

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