American Men Sentenced to 28 Years in Prison on Beheading Plan

A man was sentenced to 28 years in prison after being found guilty of planning to attack the police and behead an American woman in New York in an action supporting ISIS.

28-year-old David Wright was found guilty in October then, planning to go to New York with an uncle and a friend to cut off conservative blogger Pamela Geller. Geller sparked outrage by Muslims for organizing a contest to make drawings of caricatures about the Prophet Muhammad.

The plan to chop Gellers was never done, but Wright's uncle, Usamah Rahim, was shot dead by police in the state of Massachusetts while trying to attack the police with a machete. Wright was arrested shortly afterwards.

Prosecutors say Wright has collected dozens of videos made by ISIS as well as documents advocating violence against Americans, including a manifesto that says "American days are coming to an end."

Wright said in court that he began collecting and distributing ISIS propaganda materials out of loneliness. He said the plan to kill Geller was "just by talking." [ii]

Two inmates Americans who have escaped from Bali prison have been arrested

Authorities have recaptured an American man who escaped the crowded prison and lack of officers on the island of Bali, police said Sunday.

Christian Beasley, 32, is believed to have escaped during heavy rain last Monday from Kerobokan Prison in the provincial capital of Bali, Denpasar, by sawing the ceiling, then climbing a 6 meter high wall behind the prison.

The prison chief, Tonny Nainggolan, said earlier that another American prisoner, Paul Anthony Hoffman, 57, is serving a 20-month prison sentence since July for a robbery, was arrested while attempting to flee with Beasley.

Beasley was arrested in August at a post office in the Kuta tourist area of ​​Bali when he reportedly was about to receive a package containing 5.7 grams of hashish drugs . He was tried and sentenced to be dropped last Tuesday, the day after he escaped.

Bali police detective Made Pramestia says Beasley has reached the island of Lombok by ship on the day he escaped.

Pramestia says Beasley was re-arrested Saturday in a a gang near the coast of Lombok after a five-day search.

An investigation is underway to determine whether prison officials are involved in the escape, said Surung Pasaribu from the local office of the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights. He also said there was a shortage of officers in the prison, built to accommodate about 300 people but inhabited by nearly 1,600 inmates. [gp]

Mosque destroyer in Florida, USA, Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison

The man who vandals a mosque in Florida and puts a piece of pork at the door of the mosque in 2016 was sentenced to 15 years in jail after being found guilty of hate crime.

Florida Attorney's Office spokesman said Wednesday (6/12 ) that Michael Wolfe, 37, pleaded guilty Tuesday to a crime against a place of worship.

CCTV footage after the incident showed a bald man in a striped garment ruining windows, cameras and lamps with a machete at a mosque in Titusville, Florida, near Cape Canaveral, police said.

Council on American Islamic Relations, CAIR, Florida welcomed the verdict.

Florida CAIR spokesman Wilfredo Ruiz said in a statement Wednesday that the Florida Muslim community is often the target of hate crime. "Some mosques and Islamic institutions have been burglarized, tampered with, and even burned," he added.

Wolfe was also sentenced to a 15-year trial imposed after prison sentence was over. [ds]

Vietnamese Bloggers Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison

The 10-year sentence imposed by Vietnam on a blogger questioning the government's response to a toxic chemical incident and some other government action shows an increasing government impatience for online condemnation of corruption and inefficiency.

The Vietnamese Supreme Court on Thursday (30 / 11) supports punishment for blogger Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, who writes under the name "Mother of the Fungus." Quynh has written 18 Facebook posts that are propaganda against the state, the court said in a one-day judicial in June.

it is intended as intimidation against other bloggers, "said Trung Nguyen, dean of international relations at Ho Chi Minh University.

" I think the government wants to scare other bloggers. If they continue to write blogs that criticize the government, they have to bear the very tough consequences, "he added.

The fewest arrest arrests since 2016 show the government's sensitivity to people's perceptions of corruption and government inefficiency, experts say. 19659002] However, some people say Internet criticism may one day encourage officials to run a cleaner government. [gp]