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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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Day 14: Direct-Examination of Hassan Masood, 2nd Cooperating Witness

Trial Day 14 (11/14/2011); Trial Notes on the direct examination of Hassan Masood, the second of a series of cooperating witnesses testifying against Tarek Mehanna on behalf of the federal government. Pre-Jury Deliberations Day 14 (11/14/2011) kicked off with Carney making an objection before the jury even entered the room, relating to the prosecution’s intention […]

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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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Politicizing terrorism, again – Editorials – The Boston Globe

Politicizing terrorism, again NOVEMBER 07, 2011 DID TAREK Mehanna, the Lincoln-Sudbury High School graduate who holds a doctoral degree from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, conspire to provide material support to Al Qaeda? Anyone who is curious can visit his trial at Boston’s federal courthouse. But if recent amendments to the 2012 […]

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Lawyers joust over showing of violent videos to jury in Tarek Mehanna terror case – Metro Desk – Local news updates from The Boston Globe

11/07/2011 4:07 PM By Milton J. Valencia and Martin Finucane, Globe Staff Tarek Mehanna’s lawyers today unsuccessfully sought to exclude graphic videos of the World Trade Center twin towers burning and of beheadings by terrorists from Mehanna’s federal trial on charges of supporting Al Qaeda in Iraq. “It adds nothing. It’s just designed to shock […]

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Why I Support the Release of Tarek Mehanna | Open Media Boston

Why I Support the Release of Tarek Mehanna by C-ya (Advocate), Oct-26-11 Op-ed Why I support the release of Tarek Mehanna. I am an American citizen. Born right here in The Commonwealth of Massachusetts. I served this commonwealth and country as a soldier in the Army National Guard and am a veteran of Operation Enduring […]

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