Skip to comments.Five men convicted of plotting terror attack in Australia [plotted mass attack]
Posted on 10/16/2009 12:33:25 AM PDT by bruinbirdman
Islamists stockpiled explosive chemicals and weapons in plan to launch major attack to avenge wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
The men, all from Sydney's south-west, were arrested in a series of raids on their homes in 2005. They were accused of conspiring between July 2004 and November 2005 to carry out a violent jihadist act, possibly targeting the then Prime Minister of Australia, John Howard, to force the government into changing its policies on the Middle East.
They spent months working to acquire chemicals, firearms, and bomb making equipment, the court heard. Materials found at the homes of some of the accused included battery acid, hydrogen peroxide, and timers as well as jihadi material showing beheadings and footage of the 9/11 Twin Towers attacks.
Crown prosecutor Richard Maidment, SC, told the court that had a bomb been built it would have been acetone peroxide or triacetone triperodide, the ingredients of the bombs used in the London Underground bombing of July 7 2005.
Mr Maidment told the jury the men were devout Muslims driven by extremist beliefs to plot violent jihad in retaliation for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and in his summing up Justice Anthony Whealey said the Crown case was that the men had been influenced by the teachings of the Mujahideen: "You kills us, so we kill you. You bomb us, so we bomb you."
One of the men, Moustafo Cheikho, attended a terror training camp in Pakistan, while three of his fellow accused attended similar camps in far western New South Wales to prepare for an attack, the court heard.
During the trial the jury was shown more than 3,000 exhibits, heard from over 300 witnesses and was taken through numerous intercepted phone calls and text messages during the trial.
No direct evidence was shown to
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“You kills us, so we kill you. You bomb us, so we bomb you.”
They left out the being thrown in jail part.
I wonder why you never hear of American or Euro Christians plotting terror attacks on say Saudi Arabia?
Personally I think it is a great idea.
See how those dogs like it, maybe blow up Riyad’s airport or something big.
Did you see the threads about the explosions in southern Lebanon? There was a terror attack by Israeli terrorists on a perfectly peaceful Hezbollah baby milk factory. A large quantity of baby milk was sympathetically detonated by the Jewish bomb.
The Mossad. Those b*****ds!
Mosaad is untethered by BiBi as opposed to the appeasing p.o.s. olmert.
Heh, heh, heh. Good work, Bibi!
kick all Moos back to Saudia
Nuke Mecca NOW!!!
I vote for this:
Maybe that's just me.
Wait till they get a whole passel of these towel heads racing around it then take it and them out.