Will the Islamophobia never end? “NYC student pleads guilty to terrorism charge,” by Larry Neumeister for Associated Press, April 27 (thanks to Block Ness):
NEW YORK (AP) — An American student who prosecutors say helped a friend deliver some protective clothing to an al-Qaida military commander fighting Americans has pleaded guilty to a single terrorism charge.
Syed Hashmi (Sigh-IHD’ HASH’-mee) entered the plea Tuesday in Manhattan federal court to conspiracy to provide military support to al-Qaida.
Both sides in the case recommended a maximum prison term of 15 years for the plea.
The 30-year-old Hashmi had faced up to 70 years in prison if convicted of four criminal counts….