Founder Charged For Supporting Hamas Killers
J. Grant Swank, Jr.
Ghassan Elashi, founder of Council on American-Islamic Relations
, along with six others, have been charged with "supporting the
militant Palestinian group Hamas and with money laundering and
conspiracy," reports Reuters News.
Main news feeds have hardly given this item notice. Further, all
major feeds, including Reuters, have deleted any mention of Ghassan Elashi
being the CAIR Texas founder. I wonder why.
Is it because media runs scared of CAIR’s influence in the
? Or because of threats from CAIR?
"’A federal grand jury in Dallas returned the 42 charges
against the Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development and the seven
men in an indictment unsealed.’" That was announced by the
"’A U.S.-based charity that claims to do good works is
charged with funding the works of evil. The indictment alleges that the
Holy Land Foundation was created for the purpose of providing financial
and material support to Hamas.
"It is alleged that over the years, the Holy Land Foundation
provided significant financial resources to Hamas, known Hamas leaders and
The accused are to be sentenced on August 1. Penalties carry a
maximum 10-year prison sentence.
Why does the mainstream press cover up this news item's full
detail? Why is it not stated that one of the accused is founder of
the Texas CAIR?