Freedom of Association upheld in court: No convictions for U.S. Muslim charity

24 October 2007

On Monday, October 22 the Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development’s trial concluded with no convictions.  The jury failed to reach a unanimous verdict in the case against the foundation and its directors, even acquitting defendant Mohammad el-Mezain, the former chairman, on all but one charge.  The foundation faced 197 criminal violations related to funding terrorism.

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