Two Florida Imams Arrested on Charges of Supporting Taliban

Monday, May 16, 2011

The Miami Mosque, also known as Flagler Mosque, is photographed May 14, 2011 in Miami, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty)

Monday afternoon, two Florida imams are scheduled to be arraigned in a federal court in Miami after being arrested for allegedly providing financial support for the Pakistani Taliban. Imam Hafiz Muhammed Sher Ali Khan runs the city's oldest mosque, the Flagler Mosque. He, in addition to his two sons, and three others in Pakistan, were indicted for supporting terrorist organizations in Pakistan. Jay Weaver, federal courts reporter for The Miami Herald, talks about the case and the role of the Khan family in Miami.

Guests:

Jay Weaver

Produced by:

Arwa Gunja

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