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Imprisonment Of Dr Aafia Unjustified: Former US AG Ramsey Clark.

Former US Attorney General (AG) Ramsey Clarke has admitted that the imprisonment of Dr Aafia Siddiqui is an unjustified act.

This he said while addressing a seminar, organised by Aafia Movement at a local hotel here yesterday.

Addressing the gathering, the former US Attorney General said that the relations between Pakistan and United States would strengthen more after the release of Dr Aafia Siddiqui.

Clarke added he will talk to US government for the release of Dr Aafia, as she is innocent.

Former Chief Justice, Justice Saeed-uz-Zaman Siddiqui presided the session while former Law Minister Iqbal Haider, Justice (retd) Rasheed A Rizvi, former Attorney General Anwar Mansoor Khan, President Supreme Court Bar (SCB) Yaseen Azad and Dr Fauzia, sister of Dr Aafia Siddiqui attended the session.

Dr Fauzia in her address said that her sister is being victimised by the dual justice system of US for the last 9 years.

She reiterated that the peaceful Aafia Movement will continue till her release.

Dr Fauzia welcomed the visit of former US Attorney General Ramsey Clarke and termed it a positive step for future relations.

Earlier, US former Attorney General and a lady journalist Laura Al-Castro visited the residence of Dr Aafia and met with her mother and sister.

KARACHI: A photo shows former US Attorney General Ramsey Clarke, Dr Fauzia Siddiqui, Iqbal Haider and others addressing a seminar “Due Process and Equal Justice, organised by Aafia Movement at a local hotel.


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