Mahmoud Jaballah

Mahmoud Jaballah

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Mahmoud Es-Sayyid Jaballah is an Egyptian-Canadian who has been detained in Canada without charge on a "security certificate" since August 2001 due to his association with members of al-Jihad. He has consistently defended himself saying that he does not believe in violence, and just because he phones or visits people, does not mean that he shares their beliefs. While studying at the University of Zagazig in Egypt, Jaballah was involved in a student group named Badr which distributed pamphlets, a weekly periodical and arranged fieldtrips for students. He stated that the University dean eventually expelled the professor who organised the group for his "anti-government political activity." He was arrested in 1981 and accused of membership in al-Jihad and participating in the assassination of Anwar Sadat, but was found innocent by the courts. He was re-arrested in 1987 and again accused of membership in the group, but the courts again found him innocent of all chargesshow more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Dict
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136703106
  • 9786136703107