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Jun 04, 2023
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American Islamic Scholar Yasir Qadhi: The Terror Charges Against Aafia Siddiqui Are A 'Murky Story,' Bizarre Plot, Concoction; It Is An Islamic Individual Obligation To Help Her

#10334 | 01:36
Source: Online Platforms - "EPIC Masjid on YouTube"

American Islamic scholar Yasir Qadhi hosted an event with Dr. Fowzia Siddiqui, who had traveled from Pakistan to Texas in order to visit her sister, convicted terrorist Dr. Aafia Siddiqui. He said that the details of the accusations against Siddiqui, published in the media, in Wikipedia, and online, were "murky," part of a "bizarre plot," and a concoction. Qadhi also said that it is an individual religious obligation to help Aafia Siddiqui. Siddiqui, a Pakistani national, is serving an 86-year sentence in a Fort Worth, TX medical facility for assault and for attempting to kill members of U.S. security forces.

Yasin Qadhi: "The story that is propagated in the news media, on the internet, Wikipedia, about the details of [the case against] Dr. Aafia Siddiqui... Those details come from the same source that has captured and imprisoned her, they come from the same government that has given her an 86-year sentence."

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"Without a doubt, key facts [about the case] that are in the mainstream media are blatant fabrications and lies. Without a doubt- we know this for certain – that key facts that people think are correct, because they are in every news media, they are actually not correct."

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"Without understanding how or why, she ends up in front of a police station in Afghanistan. To this day, nobody knows how. She is arrested, and there, allegedly, some things happened, which again, clearly did not happen, and she is sent back here to America – again very murky stories, such a bizarre plot – and certain concoctions were said, and she was given an 86-year sentence."

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"Dr. Fozia, you don't need to explain, tell us where to give, simple as that. We are here for you, you don't need to explain, it is for the individual religious obligation of all of us." 

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