The Case Against Arab Bank

(Washington Times) Joel Mowbray - In a bid to both bankrupt those who finance terror and bring some sense of justice to its victims, the legal team that is suing the Saudis for $1 trillion has launched yet another massive lawsuit against prime supporters of radical Islamic jihad. Filing in the Eastern District of New York last week on behalf of 700 survivors and family members of those killed by terrorism in Israel, trial lawyer Ron Motley is leading the charge against Arab Bank. According to the initial complaint, Arab Bank has funneled billions of dollars to Hamas, Palestinian Islamic Jihad, the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, and other terrorist organizations. The bank's chairman and part owner, Abd al-Majid Shuman, is an outspoken advocate of Islamic jihad.

2005-01-07 00:00:00

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