Defense’s fifth witness testifies (September 10, 2007)

A modern-day Albert Einstein was called to the witness stand on Monday, September 10, 2007 as the defense’s fifth witness. His gray hair was a little shorter and neater than the 20th Century physicist, yet his mustache and his intellect were similar to that of Einstein. The witness, Nathan Brown, is a professor of international [...]

Three defense witnesses in one day (September 6, 2007)

Prosecutors walked out of the courtroom with their heads down on Thursday, August 6, 2007 after defense attorneys presented to the alert 15-member jury the long-awaited truth of the Holy Land Foundation.

Second defense witness testifies (September 5, 2007)

They seemed exhausted, yet thrilled. As the 15-member jury walked out of the jury box in two neat rows on the late afternoon of Wednesday, September 5, 2007, some grinned so wide that their pearly whites became visible. Why the joy? They had just been told that after almost seven weeks of the Holy Land [...]

Ex-Diplomat Testifies for Muslim Charity / Associated Press

By David Koenig, Associated Press September 4, 2007 DALLAS (AP) — Israeli intelligence about Palestinian groups that a Muslim charity aided was often unreliable, a former senior U.S. diplomat testified Tuesday at the organization’s trial on terrorism-support charges. Edward Abington*, who served as U.S. consul-general in Jerusalem during the 1990s, said the Israelis had an [...]

First defense witness testifies (September 4, 2007)

There were no mid-day snoozes on Tuesday, September 4, 2007 as jurors got a crash course on the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories and its heartrending impact on the Palestinian people. The jury frequently nodded and leaned forward to listen to the testimony of the first defense witness — former United States diplomat Edward [...]