Shakil Afridi

  • Pakistan overturns jail term of doctor who helped find bin Laden 30-08-2013 12:10 AM

    Pakistan on Thursday overturned a 33-year jail term handed down to a doctor who helped CIA agents find al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, a decision which may result in a new trial. Shakil Afridi, hailed as a hero by US officials, was arrested after US special forces killed bin...
  • Pakistan doctor in bin Laden case starts hunger strike 29-11-2012 02:07 PM

    Peshawar: The Pakistani doctor who helped the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) hunt down Osama bin Laden started a hunger strike in his jail cell this week to protest against his living conditions, prison officials said on Thursday. Shakil Afridi was sentenced in May to 33 years in jail for...