Forwarded from: justiceforaafia.org
25 March 2010
Forwarded Alert: UK – Aafia Siddiqui Day
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
Pakistan Embassy 34-36 Lowndes Square London SW1X 9JN
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.
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)
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
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