February 08, 2008

Government Reminds Court of CAIR/MAS Ties to Terrorists

Jihad in America. From Government Reminds Court of CAIR/MAS Ties to Terrorists:

For at least the third time, federal prosecutors have called out the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) as part of a covert Muslim Brotherhood effort in the U.S.

First, CAIR was named an unindicted co-conspirator in the Hamas-support trial of the Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development (HLF). CAIR was listed among "entities who are and/or were members of the US Muslim Brotherhood's Palestine Committee." Then, when the group petitioned to remove its name from that list, prosecutors said such relief "will not prevent its conspiratorial involvement with HLF, and others affiliated with Hamas, from becoming a matter of public record."

CAIR was named an unindicted co-conspirator in the Hamas-support trial of the Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development, listed among "entities who are and/or were members of the U.S. Muslim Brotherhood's Palestine Committee."

Now, in a federal court filing from December, federal prosecutors have described CAIR as "having conspired with other affiliates of the Muslim Brotherhood to support terrorists."

The government also stated that the Muslim American Society (MAS) was "founded as the overt arm of the Muslim Brotherhood in the United States."

CAIR and MAS Freedom Foundation had offered friend of the court briefs for the appeal of Sabri Benkahla, who was part of a group who trained to fight with the Taliban against the U.S.