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May 13, 2014, New York, NY.  The Law Office of Tina Foster today announced that Dr. Aafia Siddiqui has filed a legal case seeking to overturn her September 23, 2010 conviction by a U.S. federal court.   Though Dr. Siddiqui has always maintained her innocence and there was no physical evidence to support the charges against her, Dr. Siddiqui was convicted of attempted murder while she was being interrogated by U.S. personnel at a police station in Ghazni, Afghanistan.  In documents filed today under seal

KARACHI (Online): Noted human rights activist Abdul Sattar Edhi here Tuesday visited the "10 years-10 days" camp at Karachi Press Club (KPC) in connection to raise the issue of Dr Aafia Siddiqui on the completion of her first 10 years in the American imprisonment. Writing comments in the guest book on the occasion, he said: "I appeal to the US government to release Dr Aafia on humanitarian grounds." He said he hoped that the American government would consider his appeal. He said if any

A US appeals court has upheld the September 2010 verdict that sentenced Aafia Siddiqui to 86 years in prison. The severity of her sentence raises yet another question in a case already riddled with them: what is Ms Siddiqui really being held accountable for? Is life imprisonment justified for firing at a handful of FBI agents and soldiers, none of whom were killed or injured? These questions will only add to the air of murkiness that still surrounds the case. That Ms Siddiqui had

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