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A brief explanation from Tarek

“Since the end of my trial, I’ve been asked repeatedly about particular aspects of my case. Rather than respond to each individual inquirer, I figured it to be more practical to address those points publicly so that the general public may also be aware of some of the background information often buried under headlines: Yes, […]

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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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WBUR | Jury Begins Deliberations In Mehanna Terrorism Trial by David Boeri

Jury Begins Deliberations In Mehanna Terrorism Trial BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Dec 16, 2011, 1:23 PM via Jury Begins Deliberations In Mehanna Terrorism Trial | WBUR.

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Witness: Terror suspect Tarek Mehanna suspected there was a spy among his friends – Metro Desk – Local news updates from The Boston Globe

Witness: Terror suspect Tarek Mehanna suspected there was a spy among his friends 11/08/2011 3:20 PM By Milton J. Valencia, Globe Staff After being approached by FBI agents investigating his activities, alleged terror supporter Tarek Mehanna in 2006 apparently began to suspect that one of his friends was a government informant, an agent testified today […]

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Day 11: Carney Highlights Government’s Reliance on Vitriol Over Hard Evidence

This morning, before the jury entered the courtroom, Mr. Carney submitted to show two video clips to the mujahideen who defended the Afghani Muslims from the Soviets. Aloke Chakravarty objected on the grounds that they were irrelevant and that the witness who would be viewing and commenting on the clips, FBI Agent Andre Khoury, had […]

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Julia Spitz: Scary lack of interest in terror – Milford, MA – The Milford Daily News

By Julia Spitz/Daily News staff The MetroWest Daily News Posted Nov 05, 2011 @ 11:51 PM There are striking similarities between the cases of a Sudbury man charged with aiding al Qaeda and an Ashland man charged with plotting an attack on the Pentagon – including a surprising lack of interest. The opening of Tarek […]

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Defense depicts Mehanna as a scholar – Metro – The Boston Globe

Some quotes from today’s Boston Globe article about yesterday’s cross-examination by Janice Bassil of Ali Aboubakr:             Aboubakr also testified that Mehanna would speak in support of suicide bombers and against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan during Internet chats they had, mostly in 2006. But under Bassil’s questioning yesterday, […]

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