Aafia Movement rejects four-member committee release for Aafia
Dr. Fowzia rejects the four-member committee. She says Dr. Aafia's health does not allow her to stay in jail longer. She said the committee means that the government wants to put Aafia's case in abeyance. She addressed to media at Airport.
Warmed welcome by Aafia Movement's workers of Former Attorney General USA Ramsey Clark, Altaf Shakoor and Dr Fowzia on arrival from Islamabad at Karachi airport. Dr. Fowzia rejects four-member committee; she said that Aafia's health does not allow him to stay in jail longer. She said constituted committee means that the government wants to put Aafia's case in abeyance.
According the Prime Minister House statement, Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has constituted a four-member committee headed by Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar to look into the case of Dr Aafia Siddiqui, the Prime Minister House said on Tuesday.
The Prime Minister took the decision in a meeting with Ramsey Clark, former Attorney General of USA and Dr Fowzia Siddiqui, the sister of Dr Aafia, who called on him at the PM House here.
Other members of the committee include ministers for law, interior and human rights.
The meeting discussed in detail the matters relating to Dr Aafia Siddiqui, who is detained in the United States.
The Prime Minister gave Dr Fowzia a very patient hearing and said he understood the agony of her family and assured her of all possible assistance.