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  • Women from Colorado and Pennsylvania Charged with Terrorism Violations in Superseding Indictment

    04/02/2010 4:40:58 PM PDT · by Cindy · 6 replies · 600+ views
    Note: The following text is a quote: Women from Colorado and Pennsylvania Charged with Terrorism Violations in Superseding Indictment WASHINGTON—A superseding indictment unsealed this afternoon in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania charges Jamie Paulin Ramirez, a U.S. citizen and former resident of Colorado, and Colleen R. LaRose, aka “Fatima LaRose,” aka “JihadJane,” a resident of Pennsylvania, with conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists. The superseding indictment adds Ramirez as a defendant to what was previously an indictment charging only LaRose. The new charges were announced by David Kris, Assistant Attorney General for National Security; Michael L. Levy, U.S. Attorney...
  • Jihad Jane, YouTube, and Me

    03/16/2010 1:02:10 PM PDT · by Michael van der Galien · 4 replies · 279+ views
    I have been somewhat reluctant to write about my encounters with Jihad Jane/Fatima LaRose because I have come to the conclusion that notoriety was exactly what she was always after, probably having given up on respect or happiness long ago. She struck me as someone whose entire life was one big, desperate cry for attention and help. It never occurred to me that she was actually dangerous, just a pathetic wannabe who wanted to be accepted by other Muslims suffering from teenage angst. I was wrong. I was never a member of the Smackdown Corps, just someone with a YouTube...
  • Pennsylvania Woman Tied to Plot on Cartoonist

    03/10/2010 1:33:18 PM PST · by StarCMC · 9 replies · 349+ views
    New York Times ^ | 3-10-10 | Charlie Savage
    ... The indictment said that in mid-2008, Ms. LaRose, using the aliases JihadJane and Fatima LaRose, began posting on YouTube and other Internet sites messages about her desire to help Muslims. A MySpace profile for a woman who refers to herself as JihadJane displays pictures of bloodshed and violence in the Middle East scrawled with messages like “Palestine We Are With You” and “Sympathize With Gaza.” ... The indictment refers to e-mail messages in which a conspirator, citing how Ms. LaRose’s appearance and American passport would make it easier for her to operate undetected, allegedly directed her in March 2009...
  • Pennsylvania Woman Charged With Recruiting Violent Jihadist Fighters

    03/09/2010 12:56:58 PM PST · by Doogle · 152 replies · 3,304+ views
    FOX NEWS ^ | 030910 | FOX NEWS
    A Pennsylvania woman known to authorities as "Jihad Jane" was charged with conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists, conspiracy to kill in a foreign country, making false statements to a government official and attempted identity theft. The indictment, unsealed Monday, charges that Colleen R. LaRose, and five unindicted co-conspirators recruited men on the Internet to wage violent jihad in South Asia and Europe, and recruited women on the Internet who had passports and the ability to travel to and around Europe in support of violent jihad.