Skip to comments.Jury to be picked in US trial of Egyptian preacher
Posted on 04/14/2014 6:39:33 AM PDT by csvset
NEW YORK Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday in the trial of a disabled Egyptian Islamic preacher extradited from Great Britain on charges he conspired to support al-Qaida, in part by trying to create a training camp in Oregon 15 years ago. The trial of Mustafa Kamel Mustafa occurs a month after a Manhattan jury convicted Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law and al-Qaida's spokesman after the 2001 attacks, of charges that will likely result in a life sentence. The 55-year-old Mustafa has alerted his lawyers and U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest that he will testify on his own behalf. At a pretrial hearing last week, he told the judge: "I think I am innocent. I need to go through it, have a chance to defend myself."
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Well, here’s a picture. We’re trying a man for supporting al queda, but we’re supplying arms and training to AQ cannibals in the Syrian conflict.
They must laugh at us on the other side of the globe.
Notice the use of the word “preacher”. He’s not a preacher, he’s an imam. The word preacher is a Christian term. This writer wants you to mentally think of this terrorist as somehow being persecuted for spreading the gospel.
Nothing could be further from the truth.