Fauzia rejects Taliban letter addressing Aafia

May 05, 2010

KARACHI: Fauzia Siddiqui, sister of Aafia Siddiqui said that the letter circulating in the media from the Tehrik-e-Taliban is a conspiracy on the part of international agencies to get a sentence for Aafia Siddiqui.

Addressing a press conference at Karachi Press Club here on Wednesday, Fauzia Siddiqui said the Government is giving false hopes but it is not seriously working for the release of the detained Pakistani daughter.

She maintained that international secret agencies were creating links of different incidents occurred at international level with detained Dr Aafia to disgrace the integrity of Pakistan.

All legal experts of the world were criticising the biased decision of American Jury and raising figures over the US justice system, she added. She appealed to the media to verify the news broadcast on the Western media regarding the Aafia Siddiqui as they were exploiting  such news to damage the case.

Fauzia Siddiqui stated that the hearing dates of the Dr Aafia Siddiqui case were to be held on June 28, July 21 and August 16 of 2010 and such conspiracies created by the US agencies are aimed at damaging Aafia’s case. She said that sentence for attempt of murder is three-years while she had been in US prison from last seven years.

She appealed to the government to take steps at diplomatic levels for the release of Pakistani daughter from US prison. She said that the decision of sit in would be taken after the court’s decision.


zubeda | 14 years ago | Reply Unfortunately, I was not able to attend for the demonstration for Affiah's realease at the US embassy in London. I wish Affiah siddique's safe and immediate release. May God Almighty safegaurd her and her children and unite them soon.
Asif Saeed | 14 years ago | Reply Oh please, spare me Fauzia!! How come our sisters and brothers are not being taken to US jails?? Aafia was involved in something sinister. She studied in US, worked there, partied there and now that she is caught, she is Pakistan ki beti. Spare us. Enough ink and airtime has been wasted on her. Where was Fauzia when Mukhtaran Mai was raped? When girls were being karo karied?? I never heard her voice about injustices being melted out on muslim women then.........
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