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 ‘Rulers deprived Aafia of her constitutional rights as Pakistani citizen’ Karachi, May 17: Pakistani rulers have even deprived the daughter of the nation, Dr Aafia Siddiqui, of her constitutional rights as a Pakistani citizen, said speakers of a moot to distribute prizes amongst winners of the international article and poetry writing competition on the issue of atrocities being meted out to innocent Aafia. The ceremony was hosted by Aafia Welfare Trust at Faran Club here, presided over by Justice (retd) Wajihuddin Ahmed. President Pasban Pakistan

Sometimes a New Year looks a lot like yesterday all over again. If that's not a cliche it should be, and I should be embarrassed to use it, but sometimes a cliche can describe the truth better than wisdom. 2013 looked a lot like 2012. -Aafia is still isolated in a prison cell. -She is allowed to phone her family in Karachi only intermittently. -Her brother hasn't been allowed to visit her since 2012. -She is being discouraged from filing the requests that would allow her to have visitors. -Mail that

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