“Barry Jonas, of Chicago U.S. Attorney’s Office, refuses to return materials from FBI raid” @ StopFBI.net

Posted on August 8, 2012

“In late July 2012, Northern Illinois Assistant U.S. Attorney Barry Jonas refused to return much of the material seized in the FBI raid on the home of Hatem Abudayyeh, citing the ongoing “material support for terrorism” investigation that is underway against anti-war, Palestinian and international solidarity activists.

Barry Jonas is well known for participating in one of the worst violations of civil liberties in the past decade. He played a leading role in prosecuting the leaders of the United Holy Land Foundation while he was trial attorney for the Department of Justice Counter-terrorism Section.

Michael Deutsch, Abudayyeh’s lawyer, who has a long history of fighting government repression, stated, ‘The continuing investigation after almost two years is grossly unjust and an effort by the Obama administration to silence those who speak and organize against U.S. policies at home and around the world.’……………….”

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