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Jose Padilla to get new sentence

Jose Padilla to get new sentence

ATLANTA, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- A federal appeals court in Atlanta Monday ordered a new sentencing for convicted U.S. terrorist Jose Padilla, suggesting 17 years was too light.
Judge gives terror convict 17+ years

Judge gives terror convict 17+ years

MIAMI, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Miami Tuesday sentenced Jose Padilla to 17 years and four months in prison for his role in a U.S.-based terror support cell.
Convicted terror backers claim innocence

Convicted terror backers claim innocence

MIAMI, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Two defendants in the Jose Padilla terror trial Friday told a judge at their sentencing in Miami they were never involved in terror plots or attacks.

Padilla guilty in terror trial

MIAMI, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- A federal jury in Miami found former “enemy combatant” Jose Padilla guilty Thursday in a major terror trial after a day and a half of deliberations.

Deliberations start in terrorism case

MIAMI, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- The first day of deliberations in the terrorism trial of Jose Padilla and two co-defendants ended in Miami Wednesday with no verdict being reach by the jury.

Terror prosecutors make closing arguments

MIAMI, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Three South Florida terror suspects supported radical Muslim groups that killed and maimed those they deemed enemies of Islam, prosecutors asserted Monday.

Terror defense focuses on Chechen relief

MIAMI, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Defense attorneys in Miami Thursday showed a video about aiding Muslims abroad to portray their client as supporting religious brethren, not terror.

Terror defense calls prosecution witness

MIAMI, July 26 (UPI) -- Defense attorneys for a terror suspect Thursday called to the stand an FBI agent who had previously testified for the prosecution.

Imam testifies in terror trial

MIAMI, July 24 (UPI) -- A former imam at a South Florida mosque said Tuesday that a terror suspect did not -- to his knowledge -- solicit money for Islamic extremist groups.

Defense takes turn in Padilla trial

MIAMI, July 23 (UPI) -- The defense for terror suspects on trial in Miami Monday challenged assertions that their wiretapped conversations contained code words for waging jihad.

Adham Amin Hassoun is detained in United States custody and was indicted as a conspirator of José Padilla. Hassoun, who first moved to the United States in the late 1980s, was first detained on immigration charges.

Sofian Abdelaziz, a member of the American Muslim Association of North America, who knew Hassoun from his activity in the Florida Muslim community, made this comment on Hassoun: "I would consider him that he's against violence, but he has a strong tongue, you know, he has a strong tongue!"

Hassoun has been accused of financing Jose Padilla's trip to Egypt. Hassoun has also been accused of setting up a local office of the charity Benevolence International, which has fallen under suspicions of having been used as a front for al Qaeda.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Adham Hassoun."
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