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on August 20, 2013 in World News

Judge Throws Out ‘Jihad’ Evidence Against Hasan

Judge Throws Out ‘Jihad’ Evidence Against Hasan Judge Col. Tara Osborn blocked evidence from Maj. Nidal Hasan’s trial that prosecutors said would explain his motive for opening fire at Fort Hood. Thirteen people were murdered and more than 30 were wounded in the November 2009 attack. Prosecutors wanted to introduce evidence that showed Hasan believed he had a “jihad duty” to murder his fellow soldiers. Eighty witnesses testified for the prosecution, but they wanted to explain his motive this week. From the Associated Press: Osborn barred any reference Hasan Akbar, a Muslim soldier sentenced to death for attacking fellow soldiers… View Article

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