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Antiwar Radio: Petra Bartosiewicz

Freelance journalist Petra Bartosiewicz discusses the trial and conviction of US-educated Pakistani neuroscientist Aafia Siddiqui for the attempted murder of US soldiers in Afghanistan, seemingly crucial setbacks in the prosecution’s case that were disregarded by the jury, allegations that during the previous five years Siddiqui was a “ghost prisoner” subject to torture at Bagram prison and the immunity of federal prosecutors to charges of gross misconduct.

Antiwar Radio: Petra Bartosiewicz

Freelance journalist Petra Bartosiewicz discusses the nearly guaranteed guilty verdicts for terrorism trials in federal courts, the government’s ability to restrict crucial non-vetted evidence from the defense and even the prosecution, court precedents that weaken the Bill of Rights and how the political pressure on the FBI to catch terrorists often leads to prosecutions of entrapped patsies.