Why I Didn’t Walk Out

As Jose` was thoughtfully explaining how an effective thesis statement works, the fire alarm pierced his words, shutting him up, and as we hurriedly packed our bags to rush out of the room, shutting down the lesson and the class for the day. Our class rushed into a river of students from other classes, from […]

Torture & the Case of Aafia Siddiqui

The conviction of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui on Feb. 3 of this year for attempted murder raised widespread outrage in Pakistan, Siddiqui’s home country. Born in Karachi in 1972 and educated at MIT in the US, Aafia Siddiqui is not a likely candidate for being caught up in this web of terrorism counter terrorism. Siddiqui was […]