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Posted on 11/06/2009 2:17:50 AM PST by Cindy
Note: Audio included at link.
SEATTLE -- As the second trial of Jewish Federation shooter Naveed Haq continued, jurors heard Haq describe the violent rampage in a series of phone calls.
In court Wednesday, jurors listened to 10 different recorded calls Haq made from jail to his parents in the Tri-cities in the days after the shootings.
During the calls, Haq bragged of being a celebrity and said he was motivated by a desire to be a Muslim martyr, something that seemed to surprise his parents.
Mother: I'm just afraid to tell you, you are not feeling well -- your mind. Haq: No, I'm not, I'm a Jihad, OK. Mother: No you are not. Haq: Yes I am. That's the path I've chosen. Mother: Huh? No, you did not. That's your mind talking. Haq: That's what I'm telling you. I did this for a reason. I wanted to be a martyr. I wanted to die on the battlefield.
In another excerpt, Haq seemed to have no remorse.
Mother: Everyone's feeling sorry for that poor woman, she died. Haq: They deserved it though. She was an Israeli collaborator. Mother: She was a good woman. Haq: I don't know about that.
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KIRO TV.com: Seattle - "JURORS HEAR PHONE CALLS IN JEWISH FEDERATION SHOOTER TRIAL" (SNIPPET: "During the calls, Haq bragged of being a celebrity and said he was motivated by a desire to be a Muslim martyr, something that seemed to surprise his parents. Mother: I'm just afraid to tell you. you are not feeling well -- your mind. Haq: No, I'm not, I'm a Jihad, OK. Mother: No you are not. Haq: Yes I am. That's the path I've chosen. Mother: Huh? No, you did not. That's your mind talking. Haq: That's what I'm telling you. I did this for a reason. I wanted to be a martyr. I wanted to die on the battlefield.") (Note: Audio included.) (Updated November 5, 2009, 9:48 am PST)
KOMO NEWS.com: Seattle - "VICTIMS RELIVE TERROR AT HAQ'S RETRIAL" (SNIPPET: "Jurors heard the tape of the 911 call during which Haq himself addresses the operator. "This is a hostage situation. I have a hostage," said the caller. "this is Naveed Haq." The dispatcher is then heard trying to rationalize with Haq, and asking him what he wants. "This is a hostage situation. I want these Jews out," Haq is heard responding.") (Updated October 22, 2009, 5:46 pm PST)
SEATTLEPI.com - SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER: "DID JEWISH FEDERATION SUSPECT BELIEVE HE WAS A 'JIHADI'? Jail phone calls, claims of jihad at issue as trial approaches" by Levi Pulkkinen (SNIPPET: "The jail calls, Haq's attorneys contend, show Haq making "nonsense claims that he wanted to be a martyr, that he was a jihadi, and that his parents should be proud of him."" SNIPPET: "In a search of Haq's homes in the Tri-Cities, Seattle police recovered a prayer written by Haq four days before the shooting. In it, Haq apparently complained that supporters of Israel had hijacked American foreign policy and expressed concerns that American-made weapons were being used in the Israel-Lebanon war.") (Last updated September 27, 2009 8:48 p.m.PT)
SEATTLEPI.com - SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER: "HAQ JURY COULD NOT AGREE ON 'INTENT TO MURDER,' JUROR SAYS Premeditation, not insanity issue, dominated debate" by Tracy Johnson (ARTICLE SNIPPET: "A few jurors thought Naveed Haq was guilty, but many apparently weren't convinced that he went to the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle intending to kill anyone.") (Last updated June 5, 2008, 10:51 p.m. PT)
JEWISH BREAKING NEWS - blog (JTA): Seattle - "PROSECUTION RESTS IN SEATTLE SHOOTING" (ARTICLE SNIPPET: "Seattle Police Det. Thomas Luckie, a computer forensics expert, said that among the hundreds of sites he visited were scores of pornography sites, Muslim and Middle East news sites, sites of Jewish members of the U.S. Congress and the site of the American Israel Political Action Committee/ Luckie said the searches on the day before the shootings were broad at first but over time became more targeted.") (May 1, 2008)
SEATTLE TIMES.com: "VICTIM PREGNANT AT TIME OF JEWISH FEDERATION SHOOTINGS TESTIFIES IN HAQ TRIAL" by Natalie Singer (ARTICLE SNIPPET: "With Haq's gun trained on her head, Klein offered him the receiver and then crouched quietly in a corner, she testified. "He began to state that ... he would like to talk to [television talk-show host] Larry King and the Jews ... need to get out of Lebanon and Iraq. This is his Hezbollah, this is his personal statement."") (Updated April 21, 2008, 02:52 pm)
SEATTLEPI.com - SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER: "JEWISH FEDERATION SHOOTING VICTIM BREAKS DOWN DURING TESTIMONY 'He had the gun at my head the entire time'" by Tracy Johnson (ARTICLE SNIPPET: "Panicked but undeterred, Klein gave information to the emergency operator and eventually offered Haq the phone. He took it and began ranting about Jews and how his people had "been getting pushed around by the situation in the Middle East."") (Last updated April 21, 2008, 9:33 p.m. PT)
SEATTLE TIMES.com: "11 NEW CHARGES FILED IN JEWISH FEDERATION SHOOTINGS; DEFENDANT PLEADS INSANITY" by Christine Clarridge (ARTICLE SNIPPET: "Haq is accused of forcing his way into the secure Belltown offices of the federation on July 28 by holding a gun to the back of a 14-year-old girl. He carried two guns, court documents allege, and spewed anti-Semitic statements as he made his way through the office, randomly shooting people he encountered as some screamed and tried to escape or hide. The shooting came a day after the FBI had warned Jewish organizations nationwide to be on alert after Hezbollah leaders in Lebanon and al-Qaida's second in command urged that the war raging in the Middle East be carried to the U.S. Haq reportedly told operators in a 911 call during the shooting, "These are Jews. I want these Jews to get out."") (May 30, 2007, 11:20 am)
WorldNetDaily.com: "1 Dead, 5 Hurt in Seattle Terror" (ARTICLE SNIPPET: "Haq's father was a founding member of the Islamic Centre of Tri-Cities in Richland. He and his wife moved to Pasco three years ago. According to Chris Richey of Everett, Haq had been his neighbor until two weeks ago, when he abruptly moved. The landlady at their apartment told Richey Haq was going to Pakistan. Haq spoke often about guns and politics, said Richey, and didn't like President Bush. A law-enforcement source said Haq had a licence to carry a concealed weapon.") (July 29, 2006)
Obviously deranged. The FBI just needs to explain to him, like they told us, that this was NOT terrorism.
Not deranged. :( GUILTY.
If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.
From my view he was a Jihadist and should be given the max term or the death sentence. He is a POS.