Skip to comments.Holy Land Foundation Case in Jury's Hands (Islamic Charities Dallas Texas)
Posted on 11/11/2008 6:46:38 PM PST by Sammy67
DALLAS Jury deliberations begin Wednesday morning in the case of five men accused of routing millions of dollars to Hamas. Closing arguments in the terror-support trial of the Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development (HLF) and its former officers ended late Tuesday afternoon.
After the second full day of hearing from attorneys, U.S. District Judge Jorge A. Solis suggested jurors select a foreperson and go home for the evening. The men are accused of routing millions of dollars to Hamas through a series of Palestinian charities prosecutors say were controlled by the terrorist group.
But defense attorneys cast the men as humanitarians merely seeking to assuage the suffering of Palestinian women and children living under occupation. Any heated rhetoric jurors saw on videotapes of HLF fundraising rallies or on wiretaps involving the defendants was the result of frustration, they said, and not a desire to help Hamas.
In the government's final word, federal prosecutor James Jacks said that by giving money to Palestinian charities, known as zakat committees, that were controlled by Hamas, the defendants contributed to Hamas' stated goal of impeding efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict peacefully. That, in turn, perpetuates the suffering the defendants claim they want to relieve.
He pointed to documents showing HLF as an organization, and three defendants individually, were part of a Palestine Committee created to help Hamas in America. The committee was led by Mousa Abu Marzook, a Hamas leader. All this happened before support for
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Is this the terrorist fundraiser in the Dallas area that was raided one week before Sept 11, 2001? The only date I found was Dec. 2001 regarding this ‘charity’...same organization?
Well, once they find 'em "guilty" ...
But defense attorneys cast the men as humanitarians
merely seeking to assuage the suffering of Palestinian
women and children living under occupation.
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They were helping women and children do stuff like THIS:
As does Ahmadinejad and his Hezbollah.
Yet Hussein wants to sip sweet tea with the Holocaust denier, and Biden voted against declaring Hezbollah a terrorist organization.
This Manson Cult, this Jonestown "religion" has never wavered from jihad, the execution of the infidel.
Hussein will side with these.
bump! bump! bump!
Bump for followup. This must not fall through the cracks.