Publish :23 March 2013 The Family of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui is very distraught at the disturbing news items regarding a so called Aafia Brigade. Once again, terrorists, murderers and kidnappers have chosen to hide their crimes behind the name Dr. Aafia Siddiqui. Not the woman. Not the mother. Not the sister. Not the daughter. Not the kind and tender heart…. Just the name. The Family denies all connections to such acts of outrageous violence. We believe in a struggle that is peaceful and dignified, associating Aafia’s
Dr Aafia to be brought back to country, PM assures Thursday, September 05, 2013 - Karachi—Amid his tight political engagements, Prime MinisterNawaz Sharif meets family members of Dr Aafia Siddiqui, detained in United States. PM met with the mother of detained scientists and educationists and assured her that Dr Aafia would be brought back to the country. It will be only us who would bring her back to Pakistan the premier, who is the port city to overview the lawlessness, said. Dr. Aafia was given life sentence by a US court on assaulting
Hopes Aafia would celebrate Eid with her children if govt takes serious efforts Karachi, June 30: The family of Dr Aafia Siddiqui here Sunday welcomed the announcement of Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ahmed regarding formation of a government committee to ensure early release and repatriation of the Pakistani mother from the United States of America. Aafia Movement Pakistan leader Dr Fowzia Siddiqui, greeting the government move, said that this government has also to take serious steps as in past many such committees were formed but they
Publish :22 January 2013 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-21085590 So once again, terrorists, murderers and kidnappers have chosen to hide their crimes behind the name Dr. Aafia Siddiqui. Not the woman. Not the mother. Just the name. Now some people will make their own claims about what Aafia thinks and with whom she associates. The reality and facts don't even get a mention. We are here to set the record straight. We are Aafia's family. We are speaking for her. With every atom of our hearts and souls we condemn evil, and
Aafia did not have lawyer of her choice. Government has to fulfill its promise and bring Aafia home. A federal appeals court yesterday upheld the conviction of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui, and affirmed her sentence of 86 years in a U.S. maximum security prison. The outcome was no surprise to those who have been following Dr. Aafia's ordeal since she was illegally rendered from Afghanistan to U.S. jurisdiction in 2008. The appeal was filed by the very same lawyers who Dr. Aafia had unsuccessfully attempted to fire
Exciting welcome of Judith Bello (Codepink) & Joe Lombardo(UNAC) by the Aafia Movement Supporters during their visit to Aafia`s home.During their visit they met with aafia`s Family & talking to media at home.
Posted by MuslimMatters A family friend reacts to the plight and case of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui. This document began life in October 2008 as an e-mail to the author’s family and friends to explain why he cared so much about what happened to this “terribly dangerous woman.” This story has been getting uneven play in the news in this country. Some of you may not even recognize her name. The FBI began looking for Aafia Siddiqui in March 2003 for reasons never explained and the internet is full