Issue Spotlight: Dr. Shakil Afridi
Dr. Shakil Afridi, the Pakistani doctor who assisted the United States in locating Osama bin Laden, was found guilty of treason by a Pakistani court and sentenced to serve 33 years in prison. Several Members of Congress have introduced legislation related to Dr. Afridi, and many more have issues statements, including Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman John Kerry (D-MA), Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Carl Levin (D-MI) and Rep. Tom Rooney (FL-16).
Issue Spotlight: Dr. Shakeel Afridi
- S 3269 provides that no United States assistance may be provided to Pakistan until Dr. Shakil Afridi is freed.
- S 3260 provides that no United States assistance may be provided to Pakistan until Dr. Shakil Afridi is freed.
- S 3259 provides relief of Dr. Shakeel Afridi.
- HR 3901 provides for the relief of Dr. Shakeel Afridi.
- HR 4069 awards a Congressional Gold Medal to Dr. Shakeel Afridi.
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