Iraqi Charged in KY Terror Case Wants Bail
LOUISVILLE, KY - An Iraqi man facing terrorism charged in
Kentucky is asking a judge to release him to home detention until
his trial in August.
The attorney for 24-year-old Mohanad Shareef Hammadi said in a
motion that his client is being held in solitary confinement under
an assumed name in a jail with no interaction with other inmates or
recreation during daylight hours.
Attorney James Earhart says the treatment violates Hammadi's
A co-defendant in the case, 30-year-old Waad Ramadan Alwan, has
pleaded guilty and is awaiting sentencing on Oct. 2.
Hammadi faces 12 charges, including perjury and attempting to
send material support to a known terrorist organization. U.S.
District Judge Thomas B. Russell has postponed Hammadi's trial from
July 30 to Aug. 27.