Thursday, October 11, 2007

Former Imam Wasn't Called To Testify At Holy Land Foundation Trial

Former Imam Mohamed Shorbagi was expected to testify at the Holy Land Foundation Trial in Dallas, TX. but was never called by Federal Prosecutors. Shorbagi was sentenced in February to serve 7 years 8 months in federal prison for laundering money to HAMAS through the Holy Land Foundation (HLF)

Shorbagi in a plea deal with the U.S. Attorney admitted that he did in fact provide material support to the terrorist organization HAMAS through donations to the HLF. Shorbagi admitted that he was in-fact the Georgia representative for the HLF and attended HLF meetings in which high level HAMAS representatives made prsentations. Shorbagi hosted HAMAS meetings in Rome, Georgia.