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Tape Ties bin Laden to Call to Aid Sheik

Prosecutors in the trial of Lynne F. Stewart, a lawyer accused of aiding terrorism, showed jurors a videotape yesterday of Osama bin Laden summoning Muslims to fight to free an Islamic cleric held in an American prison. Mr. bin Laden promises “to do all we can” to liberate the cleric, Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman, who was Ms. Stewart’s client and who is serving a life sentence in the United States for conspiring to commit terrorist attacks in New York City. In the video, filmed in Afghanistan in the fall of 2000, another Qaeda chief, Ayman al-Zawahiri, says that he is “talking business” about securing the sheik’s release.Full Story

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