An elderly Muslim cleric and his son were in federal court Friday for opening statements in charges they funneled tens of thousands of dollars from South Flroida to the Pakistani Taliban terrorist organization to carry out violent attacks against U.S. interests overseas.
A former Miami cabbie who was accused along with his father and brother of orchestrating financial support for the Taliban in Pakistan is in the clear.
Several South Florida community organizations will be protesting outside of a Margate mosque Tuesday evening. The protesters want the mosque shut down after its imam was charged with conspiracy to finance the Taliban.
A Muslim cleric in Florida has pleaded not guilty to charges of supporting the Pakistani Taliban terrorist group. The plea was entered Friday in Miami federal court by the 24-year-old imam of a mosque in suburban Margate.
A pair of South Florida imams, religious leaders at their respective mosques, sat quietly in handcuffs in Miami federal court during their first appearance on charges related to alleged terrorist acts.