Weekly Roundup: Holy Land Foundation Appeals Conviction, President Obama Offers Sudan a Way Off Terror List, And More

A 2008 case that convicted a Muslim charity and its five directors of funneling at least $12 million to blacklisted Hamas was back in the headlines. More Briefs filed in the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday on behalf of Richardson, TX-based Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development sought to overturn the November 2008 conviction on the grounds the prosecution relied on secret witnesses and defendants lacked adequate representation. During the 2008 trial two witnesses, a counterterrorism lawyer and a military commander, testified anonymously and without giving defense attorneys the opportunity to question their conclusions and qualifications,...