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HELP TAREK NOW: WRITE A LETTER!

ON BEHALF OF TAREK MEHANNA, THE ISLAMIC COUNCIL OF NEW ENGLAND (ICNE) ALONG WITH THE MEHANNA FAMILY AND THE FREE TAREK CAMPAIGN CALL UPON MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC, WHETHER MUSLIM OR NON-MUSLIM, TO TAKE ACTION: There are 4 simple ways to help that are critical and are most successful when more people participate in them. […]

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Mother Jones | “I Guess Posting Videos Online Can Make You a Terrorist” by Adam Serwer

I Guess Posting Videos Online Can Make You a Terrorist —By Adam Serwer Tue Dec. 20, 2011 11:14 AM PST   Tarek Mehanna, the Boston native who was accused of material support for terrorism based on what prosecutors said was his online advocacy on behalf of al Qaeda, was found guilty on all counts Monday. […]

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WBUR – All Things Considered | “Brother Of Tarek Mehanna: ‘Political Climate’ Influenced Jury” by Sacha Pfeiffer and Lynn Jolicoeur

Brother Of Tarek Mehanna: ‘Political Climate’ Influenced Jury BY SACHA PFEIFFER AND LYNN JOLICOEUR Dec 21, 2011, 8:54 PM BOSTON — A day after a 29-year-old Sudbury man was convicted in federal court of supporting terrorism, his family says they’re confident he’ll be exonerated on appeal. Tarek Mehanna will be sentenced in April and faces possible […]

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WBUR | “Mehanna Found Guilty In Terrorism Trial” by David Boeri

Mehanna Found Guilty In Terrorism Trial BY DAVID BOERI Dec 21, 2011, 8:11 AM2 COMMENTS BOSTON — Tarek Mehanna, at age 29, may be spending the rest of his life in prison, following his conviction on charges of conspiring to support al-Qaida and to kill American soldiers in Iraq. With dramatic and decisive speed, a […]

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WGBH | “A Guilty Verdict in the Terror Trial of Tarek Mehanna” by Jared Bowen

“A guilty verdict in the terror trial of Tarek Mehanna” by Jared Bowen Dec. 20, 2011 On Tuesday, a jury found 29-year-old Tarek Mehanna of Sudbury guilty of seven counts of terrorism. What does Mehanna’s verdict mean for the war on terror? Attorney Harvey Silverglate and George Brown of Boston College Law School join Jared. […]

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ACLU | “Mehanna verdict compromises First Amendment, undermines national security” by Christopher Ott

Mehanna verdict compromises First Amendment, undermines national security Submitted by Online Coordinator on Tue, 12/20/2011 – 14:31 First Amendment National Security Decision today threatens writers and journalists, academic researchers, translators, and even ordinary web surfers. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, December 20, 2011 CONTACT: Christopher Ott, Communications Director, 617-482-3170 x322, cott@aclum.org BOSTON — The following statement […]

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NECN | “The public reacts to terrorism verdict” by Lauren Collins

The public reacts to terrorism verdict (video media). Dec 20, 2011 5:55pm (NECN: Lauren Collins) via The public reacts to terrorism verdict.

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WBZ-TV | “Sudbury Man Tarek Mehanna Guilty On All Counts In Terror Trial” by

Sudbury Man Guilty On All Counts In Terror Trial, Faces Life In Prison December 20, 2011 6:13 PM by Karen Anderson WBZ-TV’s Karen Anderson Reports via Sudbury Man Tarek Mehanna Guilty On All Counts In Terror Trial « CBS Boston.

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NPR | “The Case of Tarek Mehanna” by Michael May

Latitude News: The Case of Tarek Mehanna The Justice Department has prosecuted many homegrown terror cases in the decade since 9/11. Authorities can convincingly argue they’ve stopped some would-be terrorists before they got a chance to hurt anyone. And that could be the situation with accused terrorist Tarek Mehanna. But Mehanna is a puzzling figure. […]

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Yemen trip called a search for schooling – Metro – The Boston Globe

Yemen trip called a search for schooling Defense contends Al Qaeda had no camps there in ’04 By Milton J. Valencia |  GLOBE STAFF     DECEMBER 09, 2011 A witness for the defense team of accused terrorism supporter Tarek Mehanna testified in federal court yesterday that Al Qaeda had no significant presence and there were […]

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