18 ianuarie 2022

The mysterious woman at the centre of the Texas synagogue siege


The British hostage taker who was shot dead by police was demanding the release of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani woman serving an 86-year sentence in the US for offences in Afghanistan. What do we know about her case?Lone gunman Malik Faisal Akram captured the world’s attention when he held four people hostage at a synagogue in Colleyville, Texas. The setting for his actions, a place of religious worship, only amplified the coverage. Ultimately, though, he proved to be the only casualty as he [...]