Islamic Terror Cell Member in Los Angeles Sentenced to 22 Years

[ Los Angeles Times] H.G. Reza - Levar Washington, who planned attacks on military installations and synagogues in the Los Angeles area for an Islamic terrorist cell, was sentenced Monday to 22 years in federal prison for conspiring to wage war against the U.S. Washington, a convert to Islam, and three other defendants were members of Jam'iyyat Ul-Islam Is-Saheeh, a radical Islamic organization formed in prison in 1997. Police found plans for attacks against military facilities, synagogues and Israeli offices. Judge Cormac J. Carney said that Washington had intended to kill and injure as many Jews as possible by planning attacks on Jewish holidays.

2008-06-24 01:00:00

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