National Assembly human rights body for early release of Dr Aafia

By Irfan Bukhari (Daily Times) 20 Nov 2009

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Human Rights on Thursday adopted a unanimous resolution demanding early release of Dr Aafia Siddiqui from US detention.

The committee decided that Dr Aafia’s sister, Fauzia Siddiqui, would be invited in the next meeting to share details of her sister’s case. It also considered sending a delegation of selected members of the committee to the US to meet Dr Aafia.

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