Dear Brothers and Sisters,
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is conducting a poll on their website to ban the HIJAB and the NIQAB in British schools. The poll asks: "Should the veil be banned in schools?" Please support and vote "NO"! Please visit the following website to vote:
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The Government of Pakistan is now providing a legal defense for Dr. Aafia.
Her case requires advocacy work, educational materials and outreach as well as investigations into the whereabouts of Dr. Aafia's missing children.
Take action here!
Free Dr. Aafia
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Please pray for Dr. Aafia and her family in this difficult time!
February 3, 2010, New York, NY - The International Justice Network (IJNetwork) represents the family of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui in the United States. Attorneys from IJNetwork have been monitoring her trial, which began on January 19, and ended with a guilty verdict today in U.S. Federal Court in the Southern District of New York.
"Today marks the close of another sad chapter in the life of our sister, Dr. Aafia Siddiqui. Today she was unjustly found guilty. Though she was not charged with any terrorism-related offense, Judge Berman permitted the prosecution's witnesses to characterize our sister as a terrorist -- which, based on copious evidence, she clearly is not. Today's verdict is one of many legal errors that allowed the prosecution to build a case against our sister based on hate, rather than fact. We believe that as a result, she was denied a fair trial, and today's verdict must be overturned on appeal."
Stand for humane treatment and stand against injustice! Standing for Dr. Aafia brings light to all missing persons, victims of extraordinary rendition and people held in secret prisons. It sends the message that all human beings, especially - our sisters - Muslim women have rights!
The Free Dr. Aafia Campaign