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  • Senate Candidate Kirk has Links to Terrorism

    06/12/2002 7:42:31 AM PDT · by mrsppmrxky · 143 replies · 1,981+ views
    The Austin Review ^ | June 7, 2002 | By MARC LEVIN
    Senate Candidate Kirk has Links to Terrorism By MARC LEVIN An Austin Review investigation has revealed that U.S. Senate candidate Ron Kirk is employing an anti-Israel activist who has defended terrorist groups and is friends with American Taliban John Walker Lindh. The Review has also learned that Kirk has received numerous campaign donations from individuals linked with terrorism and anti-Semitism, one of whom also violated U.S. export laws by shipping sensitive technology to Libya and Syria. Kirk's recently filed campaign report shows payments to a Steven L. Hyland, Jr. of: $1133.22 for "payroll expense" and three separate payments totaling $638.30...
  • Brothers Charged With Sending Computers to Syria, Libya Overwhelmed by Export Rules, Lawyers Say

    06/10/2004 7:00:01 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 6 replies · 189+ views
    AP ^ | june10, 2004
    Brothers Charged With Sending Computers to Syria, Libya Overwhelmed by Export Rules, Lawyers Say David Koenig/Associated Press Jun 10, 2004 DALLAS (AP) - Attorneys for five Middle Eastern brothers accused of shipping computers to countries that help terrorists said Thursday their clients were small businessmen who were overwhelmed by complicated export regulations. Defense lawyers also suggested the men were singled out for criminal prosecution because they are Muslims. One asked for a mistrial when a federal prosecutor mentioned nationality and religion in his opening statement, but the judge denied the request. Ghassan Elashi, Bayan Elashi, Basman Elashi, Hazim Elashi and...
  • Trial set for Texas men accused of funding terrorists

    06/07/2004 10:39:40 PM PDT · by Bayou City · 13 replies · 298+ views
    CBS 11 News Dallas/Fort Worth News ^ | Jun 6, 2004 7:01 pm US/Central
    Trial set for Texas men accused of funding terrorists Jun 6, 2004 7:01 pm US/Central Five brothers whose computer company did business in the Middle East are scheduled to go on trial this week on charges that they made illegal shipments of computer equipment to countries that support terrorism and tried to cover up the deals. The trial in federal district court in Dallas, however, will not include the most explosive charges in the original indictment, that the men funneled money to the terrorist group Hamas. The men, all Palestinian-born brothers, are expected to stand trial on the Hamas-related charges...