Tuesday, 5 August 2008

Aafia Siddiqui

SubhanAllah I remember about 4 years ago browsing through the prisoner profiles on Cageprisoners.com and noticing one case in particular.

That of 'Ghost prisoner' Aafia siddiqui. Her picture and her story in particular touched my heart and stayed with me - she had dissapeared with her 3 children.

Now 5 years after she disapeared and only after Asian Human Rights Commission issued an Urgent Appeal in the case of her disappearance as well as mounting international pressure, the FBI has now announced that "Dr. Afia Siddiqui is alive, she is in Afghanistan but she is injured" The fate of her children is still unknown.

Below are some related articles - the BBC article has a recent picture of our dear sister in Islam - one can only imagine what she has been through.

Please please remember this sister and her children in your du'aa and all the other brothers and sisters, known and unknown who remain in similar situations.

Prisoners : Ghost: Aafia Siddiqui

FBI is Responsible for Disappearances, Illegal Detention and Torture

BBC US hearing for 'al-Qaeda' woman

Cageprisoners Demand Answers on Siddiqui Custody


Anonymous said...

Inna lillahi wa inna ilaihi raji'oon.

C said...

Thank you for sharing this. May God reward you.

Anonymous said...

May Allah help our dear sister and her children. Ameen.

Anonymous said...

Assalaamu alaikum,

Subhan Allah, I had no idea about this sister's plight until recently - I have been reading parts of her terrible story on various blogs lately.

May Allah help our sister and all those imprisoned and oppressed muslims in the world, ameen.