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Terrorism / Al-Arian Indictment #722157

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 20, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The controversial indictment in the government's war on terror of professor Sami al-Arian† of the University of South Florida, accused of being the North American leader of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, featured. [Attorney General John ASHCROFT - says the group is responsible for murders in the Israeli-occupied territories.] [In 2001, al-ARIAN†- comments on questions.] [Al-Arian's attorney Nicholas MATASSINI†- says he denies the allegations.] [Unidentified MAN - says there is no evidence al-Arian was involved in terrorist activities.]

Jennings, Peter;
Thomas, Pierre

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