Jury Convicts in Dallas Terrorism Funding Trial
A Dallas jury has returned guilty verdicts against the Muslim charity Holy Land Foundation and five men associated with the group. Last year a mistrial was declared when the jury failed to reach a verdict.
The defendants today were convicted on all 108 counts related to the "illegal funneling of at least $12 million to the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas." The jury deliberated 8 days.
Holy Land was formed in the late 1980's. The Government shut it down in 2001. Hamas was declared a terror organization in 1995. Of the $60 million allegedly funneled to Hamas, all but about 12 million was sent before 1995. [More...]
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