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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. Advertisements

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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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South Florida Sun-Sentinel on Evan Kohlmann: “Government’s favorite wind-up toy,” say Attorneys.

(Click the article image below to enlarge) Evan Kohlmann is a purported expert in Islamic extremism and jihad who makes a living by testifying on behalf of federal prosecutors in terrorism cases. The only problems with this are his lack of qualification and the fact that his testimony consists entirely of prejudicial and non-substantive content.

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Defense Contests Key Witness in Mass. Terror Case – ABC News

Defense Contests Key Witness in Mass. Terror Case By DENISE LAVOIE AP Legal Affairs Writer BOSTON December 1, 2011 (AP) A lawyer for a man accused of conspiring to help al-Qaida suggested Wednesday that it was a key prosecution witness, not his client, who wanted to find a terrorist camp in Yemen. Prosecutors have said […]

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Lawyer: Gov’t witness, not Mass. man accused of trying to aid al-Qaida, sought terrorist camp – The Washington Post

Lawyer: Gov’t witness, not Mass. man accused of trying to aid al-Qaida, sought terrorist camp By Associated Press, Published: November 30 BOSTON — A lawyer for a man accused of conspiring to help al-Qaida suggested Wednesday that it was a key prosecution witness, not his client, who wanted to find a terrorist camp in Yemen. via […]

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“Holmes: The crimes of Tarek Mehanna” Metrowest Daily News

By Rick Holmes/Opinion editor The MetroWest Daily News Posted Nov 27, 2011 @ 12:29 AM Ahmed Mehanna was worried, aggravated and fearful for his son. He worried about the websites young Tarek had been visiting, the books he’d been reading. Tarek had taken a trip to Yemen his father thought might look suspicious to the […]

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Occupiers occupied: The Hijacking of the First Amendment — the Berkeley Blog

Occupiers occupied: The hijacking of the First Amendment Robert Reich, professor of public policy | 11/17/11 A funny thing happened to the First Amendment on its way to the public forum. According to the Supreme Court, money is now speech and corporations are now people. But when real people without money assemble to express their […]

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Day 17: Daniel Maldonado, First half of Direct-Examination

Trial Day 17 (11/17/2011) Summary Dashboard Here is a summary of today’s events; the full account will be posted shortly, but we wanted to update you right away.  Please take a moment and complete the form at the bottom so we can continue improving the quality of service. Witnesses             […]

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Daniel Maldonado, among others.

Trial Day 17 (11/17/2011) Daniel Maldonado took the stand today, the 4th individual called to the witness stand today by the prosecution.  Prosecution only completed half or slightly more (an educated guess here) of their direct examination, with the rest to follow tomorrow. We’re working doubletime here to finish compiling today’s Daily Trial Notes so […]

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STILL NO EVIDENCE PRESENTED TO SHOW MEHANNA ACTED — Metro – The Boston Globe

“British investigator tells court of contacts with terrorists; Still no evidence presented to show Mehanna acted.” Nov. 11, 2011 by Milton Valencia Tarek Mehanna had made a name for himself on an Islamic Web forum frequented by radicals, and he had contacts with a member of a London terrorist ring with reputed ties to Al […]

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