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  1. Jury to Be Anonymous in Trial of Ex-Student Accused of aiding Al Qaeda

    By Benjamin Weiser, The New York Times06/03/2010 - 16:10

    When Syed Hashmi, a former Brooklyn College student charged with providing material support to Al Qaeda, goes on trial this week in Manhattan, the jury will be anonymous, a judge ruled on Monday.

  2. Leaked memo details ICE media strategy to counter citizen activist groups

    By Stephen C. Webster for therawstory.com06/03/2010 - 15:44

    A memo leaked from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency is has immigration reform activist groups up in arms, calling the government's plans to argue on behalf of its programs "unbelievable" and an…

  3. U.S. citizen pleads guilty to helping al Qaeda

    CNN06/03/2010 - 15:41

    Syed "Farhad" Hashmi pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiracy to provide material support to al Qaeda, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York announced.

  4. US citizen pleads guilty to Al-Qaeda connection to get out of solitary

    RT.com06/03/2010 - 15:40

    Civil rights activists claim that a Pakistani-born U.S. citizen may have been psychologically pressured into pleading guilty to helping Al Qaeda just before his trial in New York was to begin.

  5. Jury to Hear Case Against Queens Man Accused of Supplying al-Qaida

    by Ailsa Chang for WNYC06/03/2010 - 15:36

    The trial of a former Queens student accused of sending equipment to al-Qaida fighters begins Wednesday in Lower Manhattan. Syed Hashmi, 30, faces four counts of providing support to the terrorist organization.

  6. Terror Trial Will Have Anonymous Jury

    By Jaya Saxena for Gothamist06/03/2010 - 15:35

    Former Queens resident Syed "Fahad" Hashmi, arrested in 2006 for allegedly providing support to Al Qaeda, faces 70 years in prison if convicted at his trial in Manhattan tomorrow. Due to the nature of the…

  7. Hashmi, the symbol

    By Kristen Saloomey for Al Jazeera06/03/2010 - 15:33

    Hashmi, an American citizen, had become a symbol of what they view as the unfair – and unconstitutional - treatment of Muslims in the post-9/11 world. His case prompted regular vigils outside the Metropolitan Correctional…

  8. Frisky business

    The Daily News06/03/2010 - 15:30

    The NYPD is stopping far more minorities than whites, thereby suggesting racial proficling, if not racism.

  9. Accolades

    The New York Law Journal06/03/2010 - 15:28

    CCR is honors Lee Ratner and Scott + Scott with the Pro Bono Social Change Award.

  10. NYPD: Stop and Frisk Is Basically Like Our "Minority Report"

    By John Del Signore for Gothamist06/03/2010 - 15:23

    According to the Times, police spokesman Paul Browne believes "the police were confident the tactic was stopping crime before it occurred." Newly analyzed data by The Center for Constitutional Rights suggests otherwise, but there's really…