Skip to comments.Holy Land/CAIR Founder Sentenced (Holy Land group's co-founder sentenced)
Posted on 10/14/2006 1:35:30 PM PDT by lowbridge
Holy Land/CAIR Founder Sentenced
This Dallas Morning News article doesnt mention it, but in addition to his ties to the Holy Land Foundation, Ghassan Elashi was also the founder of the Texas chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations: Holy Land groups co-founder sentenced. (Hat tip: LC LaWedgie.)
Ghassan Elashi, co-founder and former chairman of the now-defunct Richardson-based Holy Land Foundation, was sentenced Thursday to six years and eight months in prison on charges that he did business with a terrorist and violated export laws with his brothers and their company InfoCom Corp.
Mr. Elashi was allowed by U.S. district Judge Sam Lindsay to remain free through at least January to prepare for a trial involving the Holy Land Foundation, scheduled to begin in February.
Thursdays sentence came nearly 24 hours after his brother Bayan Elashi, former chief executive officer of InfoCom, was sentenced to seven years in prison.
Mr. Elashi and his four brothers were found guilty in July 2004 of violating U.S. export laws by illegally shipping computers to Libya and Syria, considered state sponsors of terrorism at the time.
He and two of the brothers were also convicted in April 2005 of conspiring to launder money with Mousa Abu Marzook, a leader of the Palestinian militant group Hamas. Mr. Elashis attorney argued at trial that the money was part of legitimate business with a cousin who is Mr. Marzooks wife.
Good news! Looks like we are finally starting to crack down on these people. Convictions are coming in very nicely.
I'm half way through Robert Spencer's book "The Truth about Mohammad" and I urge everyone to purchase and read this book. His book "The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades)" is also a must read.
Both books are very revealing about the mind set and the lack of conscience of Mohammadans.
Books available at www.AmericanCompass.com.
(I will be writing a book report for my personal blog and I may post it on FR as well.)
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