What Is Synagogue Hostage Aafia Siddiqui Religion? Find Out Is She Is Muslim

What Is Synagogue Hostage Aafia Siddiqui Religion? Find Out Is She Is Muslim

Synagogue Hostage Aafia Siddiqui belongs to Muslim Religion from Pakistan. She is also a neuroscientist who studied in the United States. 

Aafia Siddiqui is a Pakistani neuroscientist who studied in the United States. She is currently serving an 86 year prison sentence after being convicted in Manhattan in 2010.

The man who authorities say was holding hostages inside a Texas Synagogue on Saturday demanded the release of a Pakistani woman imprisoned nearby on charges of trying to kill American service members in Afghanistan.

She sought to shoot US military officers while being detained in Afghanistan two years earlier.

Texas Synagogue Hostage Aafia Siddiqui Religion – Is She Muslim? 

Aafia Siddiqui belongs to the Muslim community. She is a Pakistani neuroscientist who studied in the United States at prestigious institutions  Brandeis University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

She attracted the attention of American law enforcement in the years after the September 11 attacks. In 2008, she was detained by authorities in Afghanistan.

This neuroscientist was convicted in 2010 on charges including attempting to kill US nationals outside the United States.

Her recent imprisonment was held at a federal prison in Fort Worth, Texas. According to court documents, she was attacked in July by another inmate at the facility and suffered severe injuries.

In a lawsuit against the federal Bureau of Prisons, her lawyers said another inmate incident was smashed with a coffee mug filled with hot liquid into her face.

After that incident, she curled herself into a fetal position. The other woman began to punch and kick her and leave her with severe injuries. Meanwhile, she needed to be taken by wheelchair to the prison’s medical units per the sit revealed.

Aafia was left with burns around her eyes and a three-inch scar near her left eye. She also suffered bruises on her arms and legs and her cheek.

The attack prompted protests by human rights activists and religious groups, calling for improved prison conditions. The activists have also called on the Pakistani government to fight for her release from US custody.

Aafia Siddiqui Ethnicity And Nationality 

As per the sources, Aafia Siddiqui holds nationality from Pakistan, whereas her ethnicity is Muslim. Talking about her brother, who is non-other than Muhammad Siddiqui, is a civil engineer as per the sources.

Moving into her fathers’ profession, he was a neurosurgeon with British schooling, and his mom was an Islamic trainer, charitable volunteer, and social employee.

Aafia Siddiqui Age Revealed: How Old Is She?

Aafia Siddiqui’s age is 49 years, whereas her date of birth is March 2, 1972. Besides this, she has criminal charges for attempting murder, assault with a deadly weapon.

After looking at her physical attributes, she stands at the height of 5 feet and 4 inches, and her weight must be 70 kilograms.

In the year 1995, she was married to Amjad Mohammed Khan. But unfortunately both the couple got separated from each other in 2002.

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Last Modified: January 16, 2022

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