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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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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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NPR | “Mass. Man Convicted Of Conspiring To Help Al-Qaida” by the Associated Press

Mass. Man Convicted Of Conspiring To Help Al-Qaida by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS December 20, 2011, 05:36 pm ET BOSTON (AP) — A man who grew up in the Boston suburbs was convicted Tuesday of conspiring to help al-Qaida and plotting to kill U.S. soldiers in Iraq after a two-month trial in which jurors heard references […]

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On Liberty | “Mehanna Conviction Puts Freedom of Speech on Trial” by Carol Rose

“Mehanna Conviction Puts Freedom of Speech on Trial” Posted by Carol Rose On Liberty December 20, 2011 03:15 PM   What do get when you take America’s overly-broad conspiracy and material support laws and mix them with efforts by federal prosecutors to criminalize unpopular speech? In the short run, you get easy jury verdicts against […]

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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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WBUR | Jurors Begin Deliberating Mehanna Terror Trial by David Boeri

Jurors Begin Deliberating Mehanna Terror Trial BY THE WBUR NEWSROOM AND DAVID BOERI Dec 16, 2011, 6:14 PM via Jurors Begin Deliberating Mehanna Terror Trial | WBUR.

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Mother Jones | Does Posting Jihadist Material Make Tarek Mehanna a Terrorist? by Adam Serwer

How the outcome of Mehanna’s trial could rewrite the line between speech and crime. —By Adam Serwer | Fri Dec. 16, 2011 3:00 AM PST Does posting militant videos on the internet make you a terrorist? For Tarek Mehanna it just might. Arrested in 2009, Mehanna is a Massachusetts resident whom prosecutors describe as a longtime […]

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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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The Boston Globe – “Defense depicts less-radical Mehanna,” by Milton Valencia

Defense depicts less-radical Mehanna In posts, opposed targeting civilians By Milton J. Valencia |  GLOBE STAFF     DECEMBER 08, 2011 An attorney for Tarek Mehanna sought yesterday to portray the Sudbury man’s religious beliefs as far more moderate than those of the terrorists he is charged with supporting, as Mehanna presented the first witness for […]

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