Jury in Dr. Aafia Siddiqui trial is likely to begin deliberations Monday afternoon after prosecution and defense attorneys make closing statements. In a taped video deposition presented by defense on Friday, Bashir, an Afghan police officer testified that he saw an American officer walk behind the curtain just before he heard gun shots, and that [...]
The best defense testimony in the trial of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui came from the defendant herself Thursday in New York when she responded to the charges saying: “you can’t build a case on hate, build it on facts.” The most shocking testimony that had spectators in tears and jury members visibly disturbed was her account [...]
After six days of eyewitness testimony brought by the prosecution, the defense finally presented their own eyewitness to the shooting incident which led to the charges against Dr. Aafia Siddqui, a Pakistani woman facing trial in a New York Federal Court. The eyewitness is an Afghan national who was in the room during the alleged [...]
Judge Richard Berman of Southern District of New York Tuesday denied the government’s request to bar Dr. Aafia Siddiqui from court room on the grounds that so far hearing has been conducted “transparently, fairly and efficiently,” Government had requested that Dr. Siddiqui should be prohibited from the courtroom claiming that her ‘outbursts’ have been “opportunistic [...]
FBI ballistics expert Carlo Rosati who testified on the fourth day of high profile trial of Dr. Aafia Siddqui conceded that he cannot say with certainty that any shots were fire from M4 rifle.
On the third day of testimony in the trial of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani woman charged with attempted murder of U.S. soldiers, FBI forensic analysts conceded that evidence from the crime scene in Ghazni, Afghanistan was not properly preserved or timely collected. When cross examining FBI Forensic expert DJ Fife, Aafia Siddiqui’s defense attorney [...]