Ashland man to plead guilty to terrorism charges
Rezwan Ferdaus faces up to 17 years in prison on charges that he plotted to crash remote-controlled planes loaded with plastic explosives into the Pentagon.
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Mehanna receives 17 1/2-year sentence
- Tarek Mehanna, the Sudbury man convicted in December of supporting Al Qaeda, was sentenced today in federal court after delivering a defiant speech.
10 years of Guantanamo
- The prison at Guantanamo Bay is a strange netherworld, where the lucky inmates are those who have enough evidence to be tried and convicted - giving them a chance to go home after serving their sentences.
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Tarek Mehanna found guilty on all terror charges
- The Sudbury resident was found guilty today of conspiring to support Al Qaeda, conspiring to kill in a foreign country, and lying to federal agents.
Mehanna’s father grew worried, witness says
- Tarek Mehanna had told a friend in 2006 that his father prohibited him from giving any more sermons at Friday prayers after he delivered a controversial speech at a Sharon mosque, according to testimony yesterday in Mehanna’s terrorism trial in US District Court in Boston.
A witness in the trial of Tarek Mehanna, the young man from Sudbury accused of supporting terrorists, testified today that Mehanna told him that the World Trade Center towers destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks were “legitimate targets.”
The terror defendant who allegedly called people ‘dude’
- Jurors in the trial of Tarek Mehanna of Sudbury will learn of a man seeking violent jihad while using US slang terms like “dude” and “yo.”