Home » Defendants Shukri Abu-Baker, President and CEO About 20 years ago, Shukri Abu-Baker was blessed with a daughter who inspired him to begin a legacy of charity work. Her name is Sanabel and she was born with a few medical problems. In her small eyes, he saw strength. And in her smile, he saw … Read more
Home Poem by Shukri Abu Baker of the Holy Land Foundation Submitted by Editor on Mon, 08/06/2007 – 3:41pm.
Defense Attorneys Defense attorneys for the Holy Land Foundation case include: John Cline, Linda Moreno, Joshua Dratel, Nancy Hollander, Theresa Duncan, Marlo Cadeddu, Greg Westfall and Ranjana Natarajan.
The Holy Land Five
December 4, 2001 / CNN Officials warn financial strike may be just the beginning WASHINGTON (CNN) –The Bush administration Tuesday froze the U.S. assets of a Texas-based Islamic foundation that calls itself a charity, saying the organization acts as a front to finance the militant wing of the Palestinian group Hamas. The administration also targeted … Read more
By LESLIE EATON, New York TimesOctober 23, 2007DALLAS — A federal judge declared a mistrial on Monday in what was widely seen as the government’s flagship terrorism-financing case after prosecutors failed to persuade a jury to convict five leaders of a Muslim charity on any charges, or even to reach a verdict on many of … Read more
Tuesday, July 27, 2004 WASHINGTON (CNN) — A major Islamic charity and seven of its key officials have been indicted on charges of conspiracy and supporting terrorism with millions of dollars, federal officials announced Tuesday. A federal grand jury in Dallas, Texas, indicted the Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development and its leaders. The … Read more
Wednesday, May 27, 2009 By JASON TRAHAN / The Dallas Morning Newsjtrahan@dallasnews.com U.S. District Judge Jorge Solis on Wednesday morning handed down sentences that will likely mean two founders of the Holy Land Foundation will spend the rest of their lives behind bars for financing the terrorist group Hamas. Shukri Abu Baker, 50, of Garland … Read more