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Student Goes on Trial on Patriot Act Charges

April 14, 2004|From Times Wire Reports

A Saudi graduate student accused of setting up websites to help Islamic militants recruit followers went on trial in Boise in a key test of a Patriot Act provision that bars the giving of expert advice to terrorist groups.

A jury was seated to hear the case against Sami Omar Al-Hussayen, 34. He is charged with three counts of aiding terrorism, and with visa fraud and making false statements.

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