Another FBI lie?
profrv at nex.net.au
Thu May 13 05:56:36 PDT 1999
Father denies FBI charges against Saud
By a Staff Writer
JEDDAH, 24 August Abdul Aziz Al-Rasheed has denied his son Saud had ties
with the perpetrators of the Sept. 11 terror attacks as alleged by the US
Federal Bureau of Investigation.
"Everyone knows that Saud is innocent and that the information published
(by the FBI) is baseless," Abdul Aziz told Al-Yaum newspaper yesterday.
Look at him,he's just a boy!
The FBI has said that it was not sure whether Saud was involved in the
Sept. 11 attacks. "Security authorities are not sure whether Saud had any
role in the Sept. 11 attacks," Saudi daily Al-Watan quoted the FBI deputy
director as saying. However, he said FBI agents wanted to question the
The FBI on Tuesday released a passport photo of Saud Al-Rasheed and said it
considered him armed and dangerous.
The bureau is seeking Saud following the Sept. 11 investigation. The
investigation revealed that Saud bore a Saudi passport No. C161433, issued
in Riyadh in May 2000. Saud is the 15th person sought in connection with
According to Al-Hayat newspaper, there are six Saudis with the name of Saud
Abdul Aziz Al-Rasheed.
One of them arrived at King Khaled International Airport in Riyadh on
Thursday from Cairo, but his passport number was different from the one
given in the FBI report.
The Arabic daily said it believed the passport might have been forged, if
there was no error in transferring information.
According to a Council of American Islamic Relations study more than half
of the seven million Muslims living in the US have been victim of
discrimination after the Sept.11 attacks.
In a genuine democracy, the rights of even a minority of one are sacred and
cannot be violated with impunity.
V K Narasimhan.
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