Basaaly Moalin, Convicted of Supporting Terrorist Organization, Challenges NSA’s Electronic Surveillance
By Anton Ziajka – Edited by Elise Young
United States v. Moalin
Basaaly Moalin, a Somali immigrant who was convicted of conspiring to provide material support to the terrorist group al-Shabaab, filed a motion for a new trial. Moalin based his motion upon facts that surfaced during congressional hearings held in response to Edward Snowden’s release of information about the U.S. government’s electronic surveillance programs. The government filed a response and opposition.Read More...