(Minneapolis Star-Tribune) A Minneapolis jury has found three young Twin Cities men guilty of conspiring to support a foreign terrorist organization and conspiracy to commit murder abroad in the nation’s largest ISIL-related prosecutions to so far reach trial.
The three defendants — Abdirahman Daud, 22; Mohamed Farah, 22; and Guled Omar, 21 — now face sentences of up to life in federal prison.
As the verdicts were read to a hushed federal courtroom Friday afternoon, relatives of the three young men could be heard weeping in the gallery, and one spectator left the courtroom in tears. Each man sat still as their verdicts were read. At one point, Omar placed one hand over his face and his attorney, Glenn Bruder, quietly shook his head.
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