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"Due Process & Equal Justice "A Tragic Case of Aafia Siddiqui

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Former US Attorney General (AG) Ramsey Clarke stated that the imprisonment of Dr Aafia Siddiqui is an unjustified act. He said this while addressing a seminar, organised by Aafia Movement at a local hotel here.

Addressing the gathering, the former US Attorney General said that the relations between Pakistan and United States would strengthen after the release of Dr Aafia Siddiqui.

Clark added he will talk to US government for the release of Dr Aafia.

Former Chief Justice, Justice Saeed-uz-Zaman Siddiqui presided the session while former Law Minister Iqbal Haider, Justice (retd) Rasheed A Rizvi, former Attorney General Anwar Mansoor Khan, President Supreme Court Bar (SCB) Yaseen Azad and Dr Fauzia, sister of Dr Aafia Siddiqui attended the session.

Dr Fauzia in her address said that her sister is being victimised by the double standards of the justice system in the US for the last 9 years. She reiterated that the peaceful Aafia Movement will continue till Aafia's release.

Dr Fauzia welcomed the visit of former US Attorney General Ramsey Clark and termed it a positive step for future relations.