Aafia Siddiqui는 누구입니까, Texas inmate known as 'Lady Al Qaeda'?

토요일 밤까지 인질 4명은 모두 무사히 풀려났고 인질은 사망했습니다., 관리들은 말했다. 용의자는 즉시 확인되지 않음.

시디키, 대테러 서클에서도 다음과 같이 알려져 있습니다. “Lady Al-Qaeda,” 형을 선고 받았다 2010 after being convicted of shooting at U.S. service members in 아프가니스탄, 당국은 말했다, according to the Dallas Morning News. She is being held at a federal prison in Fort Worth, 텍사스.

She was arrested in 2008 in Afghanistan in connection with an alleged Al-Qaeda plot for amass casualty attack” 미국에서. and other places, 당국은 말했다, according to the Morning News. After she was taken into custody she reportedly fired at U.S. interrogators with an M4 assault rifle belonging to a U.S. Army officer.

Aafia Siddiqui, a possible al-Qaeda associate, is seen in the custody of Counter Terrorism Department of Ghazni province in Ghazni City, 아프가니스탄, 칠월 17, 2008.

Aafia Siddiqui, a possible al-Qaeda associate, is seen in the custody of Counter Terrorism Department of Ghazni province in Ghazni City, 아프가니스탄, 칠월 17, 2008. (AP 통신)

When she was arrested in Afghanistan in 2008, she was found with documents showing to make dirty bombs, chemical weapons and the weaponization of the Ebola virus. She also had sodium cyanide on her, authorizes said.

Ties to 9/11 mastermind

She is also alleged to have ties to Khalid Sheikh Muhammad, considered the main architect for 9/11. She worked as a courier for him and was briefly married to his nephew, Ammar al-Baluchi, a Guantánamo Bay prisoner accused of sending money to the 9/11 hijackers.

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에 2004, Siddiqui had the dubious distinction of being the only woman on the FBI’s list of most-wanted Al-Qaeda fugitives.

시디키, 49, is a Pakistani neuroscientist with degrees from MIT and Brandeis, and despite her charges, she has many supporters who believe she is innocent or she was a casualty of the war on terror.

Law enforcement officials block a residential street near Congregation Beth Israel synagogue, where a man took hostages during services on Saturday, 1 월. 15, 2022, in Colleyville, 텍사스.

Law enforcement officials block a residential street near Congregation Beth Israel synagogue, where a man took hostages during services on Saturday, 1 월. 15, 2022, in Colleyville, 텍사스. (AP 통신)

She left the U.S. for Pakistan with her husband and three children after 9/11 and they divorced after she reportedly wanted to help Taliban fighters on the Afghan border. She married al-Baluchi a year later.

Claim of innocence

약간, 하나, say Siddiqui was wrongly accused.

“박사. Aafia Siddiqui is serving an unjust 86-year prison sentence for a crime that she did not commit,” Faizan Syed, executive director of the Dallas chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (가을), said last fall, 에 따르면 Morning News.

People rally demanding the release of Aafia Siddiqui, who was convicted in February 2010 of two counts of attempted murder, and who is currently being detained in the U.S. during International Women's Day in Karachi, 파키스탄, 화요일, 행진 8, 2011.

People rally demanding the release of Aafia Siddiqui, who was convicted in February 2010 of two counts of attempted murder, and who is currently being detained in the U.S. during International Women’s Day in Karachi, 파키스탄, 화요일, 행진 8, 2011. (AP 통신)

CAIR condemned Saturday’s hostage situation. National deputy director Edward Ahmed Mitchell called itantisemitic” 그리고 “unacceptable act of evil.

But others claim Siddiqui was rightly prosecuted and convicted.

From everything I’ve readI think she’s where she belongs,” 우리. 대표. Marc Veasey, 디텍사스, 말했다.

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