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This tactic has been used before

Reader comment on item: Islamists in the Courtroom

Submitted by Steven Laib (United States), Jun 6, 2007 at 15:34

Many years ago I was employed in working on a lawsuit involving an organization known as Synanon. An article was published in a newspaper concerning their use of lawsuits to deflect or stifle critics, while they presented a public image as a benevolent drug and alcohol rehab organization.

This image was broken by the rattlesnake attack on Los Angeles Attorney Paul Morantz and the subsequent conviction of Synamon members involved int the incident. Now the Islamists are portraying themselves as benevolent while suing critics, while resorting to violent tactics at the same time.

To me it is old news.


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