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In June, Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal had said Pakistani consul general in the USA held a meeting with incarcerated Dr Aafia Siddiqui where she complained of the mistreatment by US authorities.
Consul General Aisha Farooqui visited Aafia at the Federal Medical Center in Carswell, Texas.
She said according to her knowledge Pakistani counsel general Ayesha Farooqui had met Dr Aafia a few days back and Dr Aafia had told her that she wanted to return home.
According to details, Aafia Movement Pakistan staged a big 'Aafia Peace Rally' on Main University Road from Safari Park to NIPA Chowrangi that was attended by a large number of people and civil society activists.
Aafia Movement Pakistan staged 'Aafia Peace Rally' on Main University Road from Safari Park to NIPA Chowrangi that was attended by a large number of people and civil society activists.
Raising banners and portraits of Aafia Siddiqui, they raised slogans demanding her immediate release.
'We will do whatever we could on diplomatic level to bring back Aafia Siddiqui,' he said.
Talking to media before leaving for Islamabad where the hearing of a constitutional petition in the Supreme Court of Pakistan for Aafia release is scheduled for hearing on Monday, June 24, she said we are hopeful that our apex judiciary would dole out justice to the distressed family of Dr Aafia.
A three-member bench headed by Justice Nisar began hearing on Thursday a petition filed by Aafia's sister, Fauzia Siddiqui, seeking repatriation of the former.
He said this worry is further deepening as the foreign ministry is not telling the Pakistani nation details of development in Aafia case.
Addressing to a demonstration held in front of Karachi Press Club (KPC) on the occasion of International Women's Day, she said Dr Aafia has been in prison for last 16 years without committing any crime, which shows the height of violation of her rights as a human being and as a women.
The spokesman also informed reporters about Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi's meeting with Dr Fouzia the sister of Dr Aafia. On Tuesday, the FM met with Dr Fouzia Siddiqui at the FO in the federal capital.
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