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Man Charged with Planning al Shabaab Attack Mulls Going Pro Se, to Confer with CUNY Prof

by Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon Book Substack

SDNY COURTHOUSE, Sept 5 – Cholo Abdi Abdullah is charged with planning with al Shabaab to attack the US with a commercial jet. 

 On September 5, 2023 he appeared in court saying he has lost faith in lawyers, and intially saying he now wants to represent himself. Inner City Press was there, the only media in the courtroom.

  U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York Judge Analisa Torres advised him that without a lawyer he would be at a major disadvantage.

After a break, it was agreed he said confer with CUNY law professor Ramzi Kassem, and be back in court on September 19 at 3:30 pm. There is more to be reported but for now, here, this is it.

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  The case is US v. Abdullah, 20-cr-677 (Torres)


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