Defendant Convicted for Targeting of AAI President James Zogby and AAI Staff in Federal Hate Crime Trial

Posted on May 09, 2019 in Press Releases

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May 9, 2019

Defendant Convicted for Targeting of AAI President James Zogby and AAI Staff in Federal Hate Crime Trial 

From May 3 to May 7, 2019, current and former employees of the Arab American Institute (AAI) were called to testify in the federal hate crime trial, United States v. William Patrick Syring, at the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. The defendant, who was indicted in February 2018, was found guilty today on all fourteen counts, including seven federal hate crime charges. Four of these charges...

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