Underreported: The Trial of Syed Fahad Hashmi
Thursday, January 07, 2010
A 28-year-old Queens man named Syed Fahad Hashmi was arrested in London in 2006 on charges or providing material support to al-Qaeda. He has been held in solitary confinement in Manhattan since 2007. We’ll speak with Emily Berman, Counsel in the Liberty and National Security Project with the Brennan Center for Justice, about the basics of Hashmi’s case, questions surrounding his detention, and why his trial has been postponed.