Terrorist

OSAMA BIN LADEN IS DEAD

The Cost of the War on Terror: Orwellian Inspired Torture, Extrajudicial Rendition, Racial/Religious Profiling, Warrantless Wiretaps, Investigations without Reasonable Cause…

By: Houston Criminal Lawyer John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair

Osama bin Laden is dead. Many peoples in the world, especially in the United States, are celebrating the death of the world’s most notorious terrorist. The nature and circumstances of his demise were fitting in light of the life of hate, vengeance, and violence he led. The old adage, “live by the sword, die by the sword,” is appropriate in this case.

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AMERICA-BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING

Promoting Fear of Muslim Terror Government Continues Invasion into Privacy, Civil Rights

By: Houston Criminal Lawyer John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair

Did you know that the nation’s Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) has given $31 billion in grants, including $3.8 billion in 2010 alone, to state and local governments to find and protect Americans from terrorists?

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WIKILEAKS RENEW DR. AAFIA SIDDIQUI MYSTERY

86-year prison term for Dr. Siddiqui: Victory in Courtroom is Loss on Worldwide Public Stage

By: Houston Criminal Lawyer John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair

This website has maintained an ongoing interest in the bizarre case of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui (here and here). We have stated we do not know if the Pakistani native is a brilliant neuroscientist or an al Qaeda terrorist as our Government has repeatedly charged she is. What we do know is that our Government has cloaked the Siddiqui case in such mystery and secrecy that we believe she was most likely kidnapped, along with her three children, by Pakistan’s infamous intelligence agency in Karachi in 2003 and turned over to our Government who placed her in secret detention in Bagram military prison in Afghanistan where she was subjected to torture and other forms of debilitating abuse.

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NAIT RECEIVES MIXED BLESSING FROM APPEALS COURT

Unindicted Co-Conspirator in Holy Land Appeals Case in Fight to Clear Name

By: Houston Criminal Lawyer John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair

The Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development, formerly the nation’s largest Islamic charity organization based in Dallas, Texas, and seven of its leaders were indicted in 2007 with providing “material support” to a terrorist organization, primarily to Hamas. We have posted up articles about the case (here and here). A 2008 trial resulted in convictions for all those indicted and with Holy Land being labeled as the “largest terrorism financing” Islamic group in the country. In 2009 its founders were given life sentences.

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TERRORISM LAW HELD CONSTITUTIONAL

Material Support of Foreign Terrorist Organizations vs. Freedom of Speech and Association

By: Houston Criminal Attorney John Floyd and Paralegal Billy Sinclair

Founded in 1974, the Partiya Karkeran Kurdistan (PKK) was established as a Marxist-Leninist insurgent group composed of Turkish Kurds who formed to seek Kurdish independence from Turkey. By the late 1990s the group had had morphed from a rural-based insurgent group into a full-fledged terrorist organization, sometimes using suicide bombings on civilian targets.

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