EMAIL SIGN UP!
The press releases posted here have been submitted by
For further information or to comment on this press release, please contact the organization directly.
Most Popular This Week
Today's Top News
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Donna Marsh O'Connor (315) 559-2183; Riptide Communications, (212) 260-5000
9/11 Families Stand Behind Verdict in Trial of Accused Terror Suspect Ahmed Ghailani
NEW YORK - November 18 - Responding to the conviction of accused terror suspect Ahmed Ghailani, September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows released the following statement:
September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows stands behind the decision of the jurors in the case against accused terror suspect Ahmed Ghailani: We believe that justice in this case has been served. We are proud that reliance on the American Constitution and the rule of law gained a conviction that will result in a sentence of 20 years to life imprisonment. We believe this is the only path to justice for those accused of the most egregious crimes, crimes that seek to undermine the American way of life.
Politicians who use this verdict to pad their own resumes by undermining both the efforts of individual jurors involved in this case as well as our system of justice as a whole should be wary of their own assaults on the criminal justice system.
On 9/11/2001 we, as family members of those lost, paid the ultimate price. On November 18th, 2010 we see our nation's strength renewed.