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New trial could be held for Sept. 11 conspirator

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posted on Nov, 20 2007 @ 06:32 PM
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New trial could be held for Sept. 11 conspirator


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McLEAN, Va. - A federal judge expressed frustration Tuesday that the government provided wrong information about evidence in the prosecution of Sept. 11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui, raising the possibility of ordering a new trial in another high-profile terrorism case.

At a post-trial hearing Tuesday for Ali al-Timimi, a Muslim cleric from Virginia sentenced to life in prison in 2004 for soliciting treason, U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema said she can no longer trust the CIA and other
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posted on Nov, 20 2007 @ 06:32 PM
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This whole trial issue is kind of crazy, the guy plead guilty why have a trial, much less a retrial, if the conviction most likely would not be overturned.

The government withholding or providing false information? nah they would never do that!

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posted on Nov, 20 2007 @ 06:41 PM
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Maybe the trial is a way to bring forward some things about our government and it's habit of distorting information, even in a court of law. Maybe the judge is not doing this for the benefit of the defendant, but for the American people.

If you're going to put someone in jail for life, the least you can do is tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. Otherwise you make a mockery of our system.



posted on Nov, 20 2007 @ 06:44 PM
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Originally posted by NGC2736
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Maybe the trial is a way to bring forward some things about our government and it's habit of distorting information, even in a court of law. Maybe the judge is not doing this for the benefit of the defendant, but for the American people.

If you're going to put someone in jail for life, the least you can do is tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. Otherwise you make a mockery of our system.



Ok the guilty plea was Zacarias Moussaoui, I'm assuming that Ali al-Timimi didn't plead guilty. Still part of the reasons he was found guilty was he played paint ball with friends, the government says this was training for future terrorists attacks.




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