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Wednesday, September 11, 2002 FULL SHOW | HEADLINES | NEXT: Democracy Now! Archival Audio
2002-09-11

Human Rights Lawyer Lynne Stewart Discusses Her Arrest

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Lynne Stewart is a longtime radical human rights attorney from New York. She faces up to 20 years in prison on charges that she helped her client Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman deliver messages from his Minnesota prison cell to his followers in Egypt. In 1995, Sheik Rahman was accused of masterminding the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.

In April, she was arrested and agents searched her Manhattan office for documents. She was indicted and released on $500,000 personal recognizance bond.

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  • Lynne Stewart, radical human rights attorney, arrested in April on charges that she helped her client Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman deliver messages from his Minnesota prison cell to his followers in Egypt.

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