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Forwarded Alert: UK – Aafia Siddiqui Day

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Show solidarity with Aafia Siddiqui.

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Forwarded from: justiceforaafia.org
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25 March 2010                                                     

Forwarded Alert: UK – Aafia Siddiqui Day

Aafia Siddiqui Campaign Pack

http://www.justiceforaafia.org/index.php/take-action/resources/460-aafia-siddiqui-campaign-pack

Download our detailed campaign pack which provides background information about Aafia Siddiqui's case - from her early life to her disappearance through to her conviction - and detailing a number of ways in which you can participate in the campaign for her release. The pack includes model letter templates.

AAFIA SIDDIQUI DAY - LONDON SOLIDARITY MARCH

Justice for Aafia Coalition (JFAC) Presents...

SUNDAY 28th MARCH

AAFIA SIDDIQUI DAY

LONDON SOLIDARITY MARCH

2-5pm
Pakistan Embassy 34-36 Lowndes Square London SW1X 9JN
to
US Embassy  24 Grosvenor Square  London  W1A 2LQ

Sunday 28 March 2010 is the 7th anniversary of the kidnapping of Aafia and her children. To commemorate this and to highlight Aafia's case as symbolic of the brutality of the 'war on terror' with the aim of having her repatriated to Pakistan and launching an investigation into the whereabouts of her missing children, the Justice for Aafia Coalition (JFAC - www.justiceforaafia.org) has been formed - an umbrella organisation, currently spanning four continents, which aims to unite and direct all individuals and organisations concerned for our sister and working for her release. In an international day of protest, we aim to have events, demonstrations, letter-writing campaigns, khutbahs, etc in towns and cities all over the world in solidarity with Aafia on the one day - 28 March.

Join us in our march from the Pakistani Embassy to the US Embassy London in solidarity with Aafia.
Speakers include:
Louise Christian (Christian Khan Solicitors)
Moazzam Begg (Ex-Guantanamo Detainee)
Massoud Shadjareh (Islamic Human Rights Commission)
Victoria Brittain (Journalist and Author)
Imam Shakeel Begg (Redbridge Islamic Centre)
Omar Deghayes (Ex-Guantanamo Detainee)
Sultanah Parvin (Deputy Women's Media Representative, HTB)

Directions

View map of Pakistan embassy

Nearest Underground: Knightsbridge (Piccadilly Line, Zone 1)

5 minutes walk from Knightsbridge. From station platform take Sloane Street exit and after passing ticket machines, take Exit #2 (Harvey Nichols). Follow directions marked with a green line on the following map.

View map of US embassy

Nearest Underground: Marble Arch
Location : US Embassy 24 Grosvenor Square London W1A 2LQ

Contact : info@justiceforaafia.org

Source: justiceforaafia.org

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