USA v. Sattar, Ahmed Abdel, et al.
New York, NY
Al Gama'at al Islamiya (The Islamic Group)
[SDNY] Four associates of Sheikh Abdel Rahman, a leader of the designated terrorist organization the Islamic Group, were charged with aiding Rahman in continuing to direct the terrorist activities of the Islamic Group from his prison cell in the United States. The indictment charges that Rahman used communications with Lynne Stewart, translated by Mohammed Yousry, to pass messages to and receive messages from Ahmed Abdel Sattar, Yassir Al-Sirri, and other Islamic Group members. In Feburary 2005, a federal jury convicted Stewart, Sattar, and Yousry of helping terrorists and lying to the U.S. government.