Did You Know...

   

Report: Fort Dix Six plotters spreading jihad in jail

Share
By Michelle Malkin  •  December 12, 2007 04:01 PM

I know. You’re shocked, shocked, shocked:

Federal authorities say one of the men accused of planning an attack on soldiers at the Fort Dix army base gave another inmate in a federal detention center an Al Qaeda recruitment video and another wrote a note referring to the fight “we weren’t able to finish.”

The U.S. Attorney’s Office made the allegations in a brief filed in U.S. District Court late Tuesday to oppose the suspects’ request to be granted bail.

A lawyer for one of the men said the government is misrepresenting an incident in the Federal Detention Center in Philadelphia.

“Misrepresenting?” You decide:

In the legal filing, the government said Mohamad Ibrahim Shnewer gave another inmate a copy of an Al Qaeda-produced DVD last month. Guards found the disc in a book in the detention center’s law library.

Government lawyers said in the filing that “the fact the defendant Shnewer and, perhaps, his co-conspirators may be spreading jihadist recruitment videos to other inmates clearly raises grave security concerns for the warden, and, again, supports the reasonableness of continued administrative detention for these defendants.”

Shnewer’s lawyer, Rocco Cipparone, said Shnewer told him 10 days or so ago about the incident. But Cipparone said Shnewer did not give the other inmate the video. Rather, he said, Shnewer was upset that the man somehow got hold of evidence that only the defendants in the case were supposed to see.

The government also said that suspect Eljvir Duka and another inmate were passing notes.

In one note, the government said, Duka wrote, “Now you see why we were going to sacrifice all for the sake of Allah in jihad” and referred to the fight “we weren’t able to finish.”

Hat tip: Jihad Watch.

blog comments powered by Disqus
~ For the latest breaking news, be sure to join Michelle's Email List:
Posted in: Fort Dix plot

Fort Dix jihadists convicted: Thank you, Brian Morgenstern

December 22, 2008 03:21 PM by Michelle Malkin

Fort Dix Six update: Gun supplier sentenced

April 1, 2008 06:47 PM by Michelle Malkin

“I am convinced that he is not as innocent as he’d like us to believe.”

Fort Dix Six update: Gun supplier pleads guilty

October 31, 2007 11:24 AM by Michelle Malkin

Jihad at home.

Video: The Fort Dix Six tipster speaks

May 29, 2007 11:19 AM by Michelle Malkin


Categories: Fort Dix plot, John Doe

Follow me on Twitter Follow me on Facebook