Because if he copied it, he couldn’t possibly agree with or want to implement its contents, right? Right?
I hope the silliness of this defense is seen for what it is.
A MAN accused of producing a book promoting jihad terrorist acts copied it “word for word” from a website, a court has been told.
IT security expert Samier Dandan gave evidence for the defence today in the trial of Sydney man Belal Saadallah Khazaal.
Mr Dandan told the jury in the New South Wales Supreme Court that every chapter in the 110-page book had been copied verbatim from a website, with only a few paragraphs added.
Mr Khazaal has pleaded not guilty to knowingly making a document connected with assistance in a terrorist act.
He has also denied attempting to incite the commission of a terrorist act.
The book is titled: Provisions on the rules of jihad – short judicial rulings and organisational instructions for fighters and mujahideen against infidels….