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]

US man sentenced to 15 years in jail for mosque vandalism




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A United States man named Michael Wolfe was sentenced to 15 years in prison for a crime of hate crime. Wolfe was found guilty of vandalism against a mosque in Florida in January 2016.

As reported by Reuters Saturday (16/12/2017), this 37-year-old Wolfe has pleaded guilty to criminal charges against the premises worship, but his case entered criminal offense of hate crime. The judge sentenced him to 15 years in prison for the crime of hate crime.

In this case, Wolfe was found guilty of abandoning raw bacon from pork in front of the mosque door in an incident in January 2016. Wolfe was also guilty of breaking the window glass, damaging the camera and lights in the mosque complex with a machete.

Wolfe's crime at the Al-Munin Mosque of the Islamic Society of Central Florida, Titusville, Florida was recorded by CCTV.

sentenced to 15 years in prison for Wolfe, the mosque said it welcomed.

While the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) calls hate groups of agitators in the US often use pig products to 'attack' local mosques.

"The Florida Muslim community has experienced an unprecedented number of hate crimes," CAIR spokeswoman for the Florida region, Wilfredo Ruiz, said in a statement.

"Many mosques and Islamic institutions are vandalized, suffered vandalism, and even burned," he added.

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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]