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Response from Support Committee After Sentencing

Thank you for your continued support of Tarek and his family. Today was, in many ways, easier than the day we received the verdict. We went in expecting the worst, expecting life without parole. Throughout this trial we saw firsthand the manipulation and lies the government is capable of. We were outraged by the utter […]

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Tarek’s powerful sentencing statement

Spoken to Judge O’Toole during his sentencing, April 12th 2012. In the name of God, the most Gracious, the most Merciful. Exactly four years ago this month, I was finishing my work shift at a local hospital. As I was walking to my car I was approached by two federal agents. They said that I […]

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January 21st: Rally for Tarek Mehanna

Stand in Solidarity with Tarek Mehanna Rally to express your outrage at the unjust guilty verdict!  When: Saturday January 21st, 2012 from 2-3:30pm. Where: The Gazebo on the Boston Common near Park Street  This rally mark an important milestone in our support of Tarek and will include: 1. Written statement from Tarek 2. The Free Tarek Campaign road map, […]

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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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Unjust Verdict Against Tarek Mehanna

All who have followed Tarek’s trial with a belief in the possibility of justice through the court system will be shocked to learn that today the jury found him guilty on all seven counts of the indictment. In the six weeks that the prosecution used to present its case, it presented no evidence linking Tarek […]

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The inquisition Comes to Boston by Richard Hugus

The Inquisition Comes to Boston by Richard Hugus December 22, 2012 The recent finishing off of the Bill of Rights in the National Defense Authorization Act was actually just a formality. The United States has been able to persecute and convict US citizens for a long time now whether they had a trial by jury […]

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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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First full day of jury deliberation: no verdict.

Tarek came into the courtroom today with a huge smile on his face—he wasn’t expecting the 23 supporters that filled the benches to be there on a day when there was nothing but waiting. Tarek was especially pleased to see a few friends and family members who had travelled far distances to be there today. […]

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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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