Lawyer calls for Jewish people to be BANNED from jury trying terrorist who tried to join jihadis in Pakistan

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Daily Mail

  • Told the court he was ‘not wild about having Jews on the jury in this case’
  • Client is accused of lying about trying to join jihadists in Pakistan

By Jill Reilly

PUBLISHED: 10:56 GMT, 11 March 2013 | UPDATED: 11:32 GMT, 11 March 2013

Controversial: An attorney has asked a judge to exclude Jewish people from the terror trial of Abdel Hameed ShehadehControversial: An attorney has asked a judge to exclude Jewish people from the terror trial of Abdel Hameed Shehadeh

An attorney has asked a judge to exclude Jewish people from a terror trial.

Frederick Cohn believes his client, Abdel Hameed Shehadeh, who is accused of lying about trying to join jihadists in Pakistan, will not be given a fair trial if Jewish people sit on the jury.

Today he will ask the judge to bar them from the Brooklyn court – he first told the court in February he was ‘not wild about having Jews on the jury in this case.’

‘Given that there’s going to be inflammatory testimony about Jews and Zionism, I think it would be hard for Jews to cast aside any innate antipathy,’ said Mr Cohn, who is Jewish, reported the New York Post.

‘The American Jewish community is heavily aligned with Israel and Zionism. Here is a guy who is a Muslim, who is opposed to those thing’ he said.

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