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Aafia Siddiqui

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Aafia Siddiqui's Biography

Aafia Siddiqui (Urdu: عافیہ صدیقی; born March 2, 1972) is an American-educated Pakistani cognitive neuroscientist who was convicted after a jury trial in a U.S. federal court of assault with intent to murder her U.S. interrogators in Afghanistan. The charges carried a maximum sentence of life in prison.[16] In September 2010, she was sentenced by the U.S. judge to 86 years in prison.[17]

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  • Column: John Kerry, Jihad Coddler

      News Source: Newsbusters | 3 months ago
    Secretary of State John Kerry is the latest Obama administration official to peddle this odious narrative. Cue John Lennon's cloying "Imagine," don your plaid pajamas, and curl up with a warm cup of deadly naivete. While meeting with Catholic Church
  • Hero doc who helped get bin Laden facing more charges in Pakistan

      News Source: Fox News | 5 months ago
    More charges are being leveled against the hero doctor who helped the CIA pinpoint Usama bin Laden in what appears to be a strategy to ensure he remains behind bars even if the sham case accusing him of colluding with terrorists is overturned. Afridi
  • Why many Pakistanis have turned against Malala

      News Source: The Globe & Mail | 7 months ago
    In Pakistan, foreign connections can earn you a reference as either CIA ka aadmi or Agencies ka banda the CIA's man or working for the Agencies (Pakistan's intelligence services)...But it does point to a broader problem: The latent and not-so-latent

Aafia Siddiqui Blogs

  • US judge approves new defence lawyers over Aafia’s ...

    Submitted By: draafia | over 4 years ago
    NEW YORK – Over her vociferous objections, a US judge on Wednesday cleared the way for a new team of lawyers to defend Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani neuro-scientist, who is accused of trying to kill US officials in Afghanistan last year. The ...
  • Beyond Guantanamo - Is This The End? | Dr Aafia Siddiqui - ...

    Submitted By: draafia | over 4 years ago
    Imagine, gathered under one roof, over a dozen men who were once regarded as the most dangerous people on the planet (and a man who once guarded them), breaking their Ramadhan fast together with lords and baronesses, poets and writers, activists and ...
  • Aafia Siddiqui - Again and again and again... | Dr Aafia ...

    Submitted By: abid_58b | over 5 years ago
    Written by Saj on January 04, 09 - No Comments And again if need be….until her plight is known by all and the truth is revealed. There are moments when I think of the unnamed multitudes of people, unjustly and unlawfully detained, rotting ...

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