Wednesday, February 01, 2006
Amsterdam Court releases Member of Hofstad terror cell
This afternoon the Amsterdam Court of Justice released Youssef E. who had been accused of being a member of the Hofstad terror cell. Youssef E. was part of the circle of friends who met in the house of the assassin of Theo van Gogh, Mohammed Bouyeri. He was a supporter of the Jihadist ideology and had a small library of Jihadist literature at his home. He committed not terrorist acts, however and his laywer accordingly demanded his release.