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“Miami Imam Convicted of Supporting Pakistani Taliban”
by IPT News Mar 4, 2013 at 6:13 pm
SNIPPET: “The 77-year-old former leader of Miami’s oldest mosque was convicted Monday of providing material support to the Pakistani Taliban and of aiding a conspiracy to murder, maim and kidnap people abroad.
Hafiz Khan faces up to 15 years in prison for each of the four counts on which he was convicted and is scheduled to be sentenced in May. He sent $50,000 overseas, including money that went to a madrassa where children “learn to kill Americans in Afghanistan,” the indictment said.
He had been imam at Miami’s Flagler Mosque since 1999. Though supporters decried his 2011 indictment, evidence showed he wanted Pakistan’s government replaced by one adhering to strict Islamic law and that he wished that “all opponents of Islam [need] to be destroyed.”
He also praised the failed 2010 Times Square bombing attempt by Faisal Shahzad.
The Pakistani Taliban is suspected of training Shahzad.”
“Fla. imam convicted in Pakistani Taliban case”
By Curt Anderson - AP Legal Affairs Writer
Posted : Monday Mar 4, 2013 11:13:34 EST
SNIPPET: “The case began with six defendants indicted in May 2011 but ended with only Khan on trial. Two of Khans sons, Izhar and Irfan, were cleared of all charges, and three more defendants have remained free in Pakistan, which does not extradite its citizens to face U.S. criminal charges.”
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