January 21, 2013
by Sung Un Kim
US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Friday dismissed an appeal by Arab Bank, PLC from an order imposing discovery sanction for lack of jurisdiction in a lawsuit brought against the bank under Anti-Terrorist Act and Alien Tort Claims Act. The lawsuit was brought by US and foreign victims ...[read more]
June 18, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
Philippines President Beningno Aquino III on Monday signed the Terrorism Financing Prevention and Suppression Act of 2012 which criminalizes the financing of terrorism. The new law will penalize an individual who organizes or directs the commission of the crime of financing terrorism with ...[read more]
June 6, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
The Philippine Congress on Wednesday approved the Terrorism Financing Prevention and Suppression Act of 2012 that criminalize the financing of terrorism. The bill penalizes an individual who organizes or directs the commission of the crime of financing terrorism with imprisonment of 40 years and ...[read more]
May 11, 2012
by Cody Harding
On May 11, 2011, Canadian resident Prapaharan Thambithurai pleaded guilty to raising money for the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in Canada's first case involving fundraising for a banned terrorist group. LTTE was a separatist military group that operated in Sri Lanka between 1976- 2009, ...[read more]
May 26, 2011
by Erin Bock
Indonesian cleric Abu Bakar Bashir pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to terrorism charges for allegedly funding a terrorist training camp in the Indonesian province of Aceh to prepare Islamic radicals to carry out attacks in Jakarta. Prosecutors claim Bashir provided more than $62,000 to the group, ...[read more]
January 16, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On January 16, 2008, Mark Siljander, a former Republican US Congressman from Michigan and US representative to the UN, was indicted for conspiracy to commit money laundering, money laundering, obstruction of justice and forfeiture. The charges stemmed from Siljander's association with the now ...[read more]
June 25, 2010
by Ann Riley
A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Thursday sentenced five Americans to 10 years in prison for plotting attacks on Pakistan. Waqar Hussain Khan, Ahmed Minni, Ramy Zamzam, Aman Yemer and Umar Farooq, all students from the Washington, DC metro area, were convicted of criminal conspiracy and funding ...[read more]
April 15, 2010
by Sarah Miley
Victims of paramilitary violence in Colombia filed suit Wednesday against Chiquita Brand International, which has admitted to funding a right-wing paramilitary group in Colombia. In the complaint filed in the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 242 Colombians alleged that they... ...[read more]
February 9, 2010
by Andrew Wood
Billy Corriher: Attorney General Eric Holder is standing firm on the decision to try Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the attempted Christmas Day bomber, in a criminal trial. Some senators critical of the decision not to use military tribunals have gone so far as to introduce legislation to block f... ...[read more]
May 28, 2009
by Christian Ehret
A US federal judge Wednesday sentenced the Holy Land Foundation (HLF) and five of its officials pursuant to their convictions of providing material support to Palestinian group Hamas. District Judge Jorge Solis sentenced Shurki Abu Baker, Mohammad El-Mezain, Ghassan Elashi, Mufid Abdulqader and ...[read more]

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