She went to MIT and Brandeis, married a Brigham and Women's physician, made her home in Boston, cared for her children, and raised money for charities. Aafia Siddiqui was a normal woman living a normal American life. Until the FBI called her a terror
BY KATHERINE OZMENT
But on Thursday afternoon, she was finally allowed to speak without interruption or repercussion as she took the stand to deny the attempted murder and assault charges against her.
In nearly two hours of spirited testimony, the neuroscientist, Aafia Siddiqui, 37, denied that she had grabbed an M4 rifle in a police station in the city of Ghazni, Afghanistan, on July 18, 2008, and fired on American officers and agents."