June 11, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
The Supreme Court of Canada on Monday began reviewing the case of Mohammed Momin Khawaja. The review will mainly focus on the constitutionality of the term "terrorist activity" in the Anti-Terrorism Act. The defense lawyer argued that the motive clause is unconstitutional due to its overbroad and... ...[read more]
October 24, 2011
by Cynthia Miley
On October 24, 2006, the Ontario Superior Court struck down the motive clause of Canada'sAnti-Terrorism Act, saying that the law's definition of terrorist activity violated the Canadian Charter on Rights and Freedoms. The lawsuit challenging the statute was brought byMohammed Momin Khawaja, the... ...[read more]
June 30, 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove
The Supreme Court of Canada on Thursday declared that it would hear an appeal of convicted terrorist Mohammed Momin Khawaja. The high court granted an application for leave to appeal filed by Khawaja challenging the life sentence imposed by the Ontario Court of Appeals. Khawaja, the first person ...[read more]
April 15, 2009
by Devin Montgomery
The Public Prosecution Service of Canada on Tuesday sought leave to appeal the prison sentence of 10.5 years given to Mohammed Momin Khawaja, the first person to be charged and tried under the Anti-Terrorism Act, arguing that the sentence was too lenient. Khawaja was convicted in October of ...[read more]
March 12, 2009
by Andrew Gilmore
Ontario Superior Court Justice Douglas Rutherford Thursday sentenced Ottawa software developer Mohammed Momin Khawaja to 10.5 years in prison for his involvement in an alleged terrorist plot to bomb targets in the UK. Khawaja was convicted in October 2008 of designing a remote detonator and ...[read more]
October 29, 2008
by Devin Montgomery
Ontario Superior Court Justice Douglas Rutherford Wednesday convicted Ottawa software developer Mohammed Momin Khawaja on seven counts related to an alleged plot to bomb targets in the UK. Khawaja was specifically accused of designing a remote detonator and providing other support to a group that ...[read more]
June 24, 2008
by Mike Rosen-Molina
Accused terrorist Mohammed Momin Khawaja pleaded not guilty in an Ottawa court Monday to charges related to an alleged UK bomb plot. Khawaja's lawyer said the allegations were exaggerated and that Monday testimony by former al Qaeda operative Mohammed Babar should be excluded as hearsay. The... ...[read more]
May 8, 2007
by Brett Murphy
Canadian Federal Court Judge Richard Mosley refused to require the release of confidential evidence against alleged terrorist Mohammed Momin Khawaja on Monday, saying that disclosure of most of the information would be injurious to national security or to international relations. Mosley... ...[read more]

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