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Aafia Siddiqui

Pakistani Taliban Say They Are Holding Swiss Tourists

AP | By ISHTIAQ MAHSUD | Posted 09.28.2011 | World

By ISHTIAQ MAHSUD / AP SHAWAL, Pakistan -- The Pakistani Taliban have custody of two kidnapped Swiss tourists and will free them if the U.S. releas...

Damsels in Distress: Using Victimized Women as Political Ploys

Beenish Ahmed | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Beenish Ahmed

Caught in the crossfire of this battle for hearts and minds waged in the most paternalistic and patriarchic of ways, women are seen invariably as victims.

Pakistan: Terror Sentences, Protests, and Convoy Burnings

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

Pakistan has recently witnessed two terror indictments of its citizens in the United States. What it all boils down to is the same old deficit of trust and double dealing in Pakistan. And that's the real tragedy of the Afpak region.

Barbaric: 86-Year Sentence for Aafia Siddiqui

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

I can hardly express sufficiently my shock at the news that Dr. Aafia Siddiqui has been sentenced to 86 years in prison.

Pakistan Wants U.S. To Release Convicted Terrorist

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The country's leaders were quick to show their outrage at the sentence handed down to a Pakistani woman convicted of attac...

Scientist Gets 86 Years For Firing At U.S. Troops

AP | TOM HAYS and LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW YORK — A U.S.-trained Pakistani scientist convicted of trying to kill U.S. agents and military officers in Afghanistan was sentenced Thursda...

Plum Island: A Sitting Duck

Karl Grossman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Karl Grossman

There's a sitting duck for terrorists off eastern Long Island, NY between Boston and New York City. And al Qaeda knows about this. So does the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Aafia Siddiqui: Convicted But Defiant

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — True to form, Aafia Siddiqui did not go quietly. Throughout a federal trial that featured compelling testimony about a perplexing ca...

Aafia Siddiqui CONVICTED: Pakistani Scientist Convicted Of Trying To Kill Americans

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A U.S.-trained Pakistani scientist was convicted Wednesday of charges that she tried to kill Americans while detained in Afghanistan ...

Aafia Siddiqui Trial: More Unrest In Al Qaeda Suspect's Courtroom

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A U.S.-trained Pakistani scientist linked to al-Qaida got into trouble again Monday in federal court after twice interrupting the som...

Aafia Siddiqui Trial: Terror Suspect And Alleged Al Qaeda Supporter Removed From Courtroom

AP | TOM HAYS and LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A U.S.-trained Pakistani scientist and reputed al-Qaida supporter punctuated the first day of her attempted murder trial Tuesday by s...

Aafia Siddiqui, Alleged Al Qaida Sympathizer: No Jews On Jury

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Aafia Siddiqui, the MIT-trained scientist accused of shooting at FBI agents and having ties to Al-Qaeda, began the jury selection for her trial by say...

Aafia Siddiqui, U.S.-Trained Scientist Accused Of Shooting At FBI Agents, Al-Qaida Ties Set For NYC Trial

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A U.S.-trained scientist allegedly linked to al-Qaida and charged with shooting at FBI agents in Afghanistan greeted potential jurors...