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USA: Lawyer imprisoned for providing material support to terrorist

On 16 October, Lynne Stewart, a civil rights lawyer, was sentenced to 28-months imprisonment for conspiracy and providing material support to terrorists. She was found guilty for enabling Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman, her client convicted for conspiracy to commit a terrorist attack, to remain in contact with his co-conspirators. Prosecutors had sought the maximum sentence of 30-year imprisonment.

Indictment Press Article