Some time next year, it now seems, attention will return to Dallas for a second trial for the Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development and its former officials. Monday's mistrial keeps charges in play against the foundation and five individuals. For background information about the defendants, the evidence presented and the trial proceedings, please see the IPT's extensive coverage, which began last July. Follow the links inside the articles to see the exhibits in evidence:
A primer on the defendants, including two men who are outside the United States and not on trial, can be found here. And here is our summary on the prosecution case.
The following stories are listed beginning with the most recent.
Sept. 19, 2007: Jury Set to Deliberate HLF Case
Sept. 18, 2007: First Amendment, Alternate Theories Highlight HLF Defense Arguments
Sept. 17, 2007: "Deception" Dominates HLF Closing Arguments
Sept. 7, 2007: Former Dallas Congressman Testifies at HLF Trial
Sept. 6, 2007: HLF Witness Doesn't Accept Evidence Linking Charity to HAMAS
Sept. 4, 2007: Former Ambassador Defends HLF
Aug. 29, 2007: Government Lays Out Financial Connections in HLF Case
Aug. 28, 2007: "Weapons, Weapons, our Brothers"
Aug. 28, 2007: Hamas Leaders Demand Apology from CBS
Aug. 23, 2007: Fearing the Law They Face
Aug. 21, 2007 HLF Overseas Speakers Dominated by Hamas
Aug. 20, 2007: An Unexpected Guest
Aug. 16, 2007: HAMAS Propaganda Discovered In Offices Of HLF Beneficiaries
Aug. 15, 2007: HLF Trial Update: 2nd Israeli Witness Takes the Stand
Aug. 14, 2007: Muslim Brotherhood Phonebook Confirms that MAS is Brotherhood's Baby
Aug. 10, 2007: Terrorism Trial Continues in Dallas
Aug. 8, 2007: CAIR Identified by the FBI as part of the Muslim Brotherhood's Palestine Committee
Aug. 3, 2007: Hamas Underground
Aug. 2, 2007: CAIR Executive Director Placed at HAMAS Meeting
Aug. 2, 2007: The Muslim Brotherhood's "Military Work" in the US
Aug. 1, 2007: HLF Trial Exposes Close Financial Ties Between HLF and Marzook
July 31, 2007: Buried Videos and Documents in Backyard of Co-Conspirator Show HAMAS Links
July 26, 2007: Buried Videos Surface in HLF Trial
July 25, 2007: Counterterrorism Blog Expert, Matthew Levitt, Takes the Stand in Dallas HAMAS Trial
July 25, 2007: Criminal Trial Begins for US Charity Accused of Funneling Money to HAMAS
The Dallas Morning News, which has covered HLF's Hamas ties since 1996, has a free archive of its coverage here.