WOSU News Archives For: August 1, 2007

Federal Case of Columbus Somali Immigrant Frames Civil Liberties Debate.

1, 2007

Federal prosecutors won a guilty plea to terrorism charges from a Somali immigrant in Columbus. The Justice Department accused Nuradin Abdi, 35, of suggesting a plan to attack an unidentified mall during an August 2002 meeting with now-convicted terrorist Iyman Faris and a third suspect, Christopher Paul. Abdi now faces prison time and deportation.