Archive | December 15, 2011

Glenn Greenwald: The real definition of terrorism

The FBI yesterday announced it has secured an indictment against Faruq Khalil Muhammad ‘Isa, a 38-year-old citizen of Iraq currently in Canada, from which the U.S. is seeking his extradition. The headline on the FBI’s Press Release tells the basic story: “Alleged Terrorist Indicted in New York for the Murder of Five American Soldiers.” The criminal complaint previously filed […]

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Boston Globe-Jurors to hear closing arguments in Mehanna trial Friday

By Milton J. Valencia, Globe Staff With closing statements in the trial of Tarek Mehanna set for Friday, defense attorneys for the Sudbury man accused of supporting Al Qaeda lashed out at federal prosecutors today, saying the government had infringed on Mehannna’s constitutional rights to free speech and to a fair trial. The heated exchange […]

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WBUR | In Mehanna Trial, Defense Saves The Star Witness For Last by David Boeri

In Mehanna Trial, Defense Saves The Star Witness For Last BY DAVID BOERI Dec 15, 2011, 7:07 AM The judge in the trial of the Sudbury man accused of supporting terrorists said the jury will begin their deliberations Friday. Defense attorneys for Tarek Mehanna have rested. But they saved their star witness for last. Bow-tied, […]

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