Thursday, August 31, 2006

Al-Turki Gets 27 Years

Remember the bookstore owner/Saudi student/slave-owner who lived in Colorado? Well, he got his, at last. How satisfied that district attorney who prosecuted him must be. I hope she's drinking some haram champagne tonight to celebrate her hard work and success:

Homaidan Al-Turki, the Colorado Saudi “student” denied in Arapahoe County District court that he enslaved the woman and said authorities were prejudiced against him.

“Your honor, I am not here to apologize, for I cannot apologize for things I did not do and for crimes I did not commit,” he told Judge Mark Hannen.

Al-Turki was convicted in July of 12 felony counts of unlawful sexual contact with use of force, one felony count of criminal extortion and one felony count of theft. He also was found guilty of two misdemeanors: false imprisonment and conspiracy to commit false imprisonment.

You know, he probably really believes he’s not lying. Sexual congress with a slave isn’t rape under Shariah law, is it? The victim of his affections is Muslim, so that makes it okay. Rape an infidel slave maid? No way. Why do you think they “hire” Muslims in the first place? That poor child was all of seventeen when she went left home in Indonesia to work for the Family from Hell.

The mills of God grind slowly, especially when they are being turned by the Feds. However, separate federal charges are to be heard in October, so Mr. Al-Turki’s goose is cooked. So to speak.

Arab News reports that the student’s attorney claims that his client is the victim of “cultural differences”:

the 37-year-old Saudi national, denied the charges and blamed anti-Muslim prejudice for the case against him. He said prosecutors persuaded the housekeeper to accuse him after they failed to build a case that he was a terrorist.

Al-Turki, who was studying for a doctoral degree at the University of Colorado, was convicted June 30 of unlawful sexual contact by use of force, theft and extortion. All are felonies.

He was also convicted on misdemeanor counts of false imprisonment and conspiracy to commit false imprisonment.

After the judge denied a motion for a new trial yesterday, defense attorney John Richilano said he would appeal the convictions. The lawyer argued that cultural differences were at the heart of the charges.

The TurkeyHe’s got that right. The cultural differences between Colorado and Saudi Arabia are vast. But Mr. Al-Turki will have lots time to study this chasm of understanding as he grows old in prison. Well, he's a student, right? And they study, don't they? I mean, when he's not reading the Koran or praying. Or complaining.

No, he’s not out on bail. Are you kidding?

Now we just wait for October to see what he gets for charges of “forced labor, document servitude and harboring an immigrant.”

Not till October? Trick or treat, Mr. A…now’s there’s a cultural difference right there. And you get to dress up in prison stripes for Hallowe’en. I can’t wait to see what treats the feds have in store for you.

I love happy endings, don't you? Especially since the maid got to go home with $64,000.00. That ought to be enough to pay for some life-time therapy...[yes, that's a joke. I know she won't get much help. I even understand cultural differences sometimes].

Can't wait for the Fems to show up at Federal Court in October and demand that he be given the maximum sentence. I'll bet they'll pack the courtroom. Yes, that's what they'll do -- if they're not tied up demonstrating against Bushitler. Or attending that wonderful Bush assassination movie in Toronto. Gosh, what a full dance card, girls.


What is "Occupation" said...

justice one perp at a time...


Papa Ray said...

If I remember correctly, Colorado has four new Federal detention facilities.

I hope for his sake he goes to the maximum security one. Otherwise, Bubba might make his stay way too interesting for comfort.


Papa Ray

Francis W. Porretto said...

This would appear the perfect demonstration of the sort of madness that reigns when one is taught to excuse vicious, felonious behavior on the grounds of "cultural differences." And of course, it implies that we can expect to see more of it, until we finally resurrect those fuddy-duddy old notions of good and evil that the multiculturists have been hectoring out of us for so long.

NahnCee said...

The lovely and vivacious wife of the perp has already pleaded out, too - let us not forget her, her guilt and her penance.

I'm sure we're all stunned and amazed that she can't wait to be repatriated to the Magic Kingdom once she's free again. She has to do "community service" before that, however. I'd love to be able to observe while she's performing *that* last little chore.

I wonder how long it will take their children to grow up to the idea of jihad and to love the idea of dynamite belts.

Actually, I'm a little startled at the play ArabNews did give this story. It's almost like they wanted to send their readership a message that *this* is what this sort of behavior will get you in the real world.

Profitsbeard said...

The guy will be quietly returned to Saudi and there 'serve the rest of his sentence' under 'house arrest'... until it is forgotten in a year or so and he returns to practicing Sharia Law where it has already sunk its talons in deep.

He can bone up on Wahhabism during his home confinement, no doubt, and then rejoin the soft jihad, refreshed, restored and ready to re-enter the battle against the infidel world, grinning at the gullibility of the proto-dhimmis.

(Justice grinds petro-dollars differently than regular fortunes. The fine is less.)

TheWilliam said...

You missed the best quote, becuase it wasn't included in the Rocky Mountain News version..

In the ap version we get:

...he told the judge. "The state has criminalized these basic Muslim behaviors. Attacking traditional Muslim behaviors was the focal point of the prosecution."


But I must question your interpretation of Shariah law. Sex with slaves (which your right hand possesses) is fine regardless of religion. The whole point was to ordain the rape of war booty captives. There is also this underlying view of infidels as not really human, so nothing is actionable against them except burning them, as that's Allah's punishment.

In this case, Muslim slaves are less likely to dial 911 and scream rape, so Muslim servants are preferable.

In Russet Shadows said...

Rape used to be punished by death in this country. I don't think the American people's tax dollars are well-spent feeding, clothing, and housing this scum for 27 years.

Dymphna said...

My recollection of the rule is that infidel women had to be converted first.

And in Saudi Arabia itself, many Muslims slaves do indeed run away. Supposedly Indonesia has asked contractors not to send any more there.

Nahncee --

Yes, I wondered about that "community service" too. Maybe volunteering at a shelter for battered women?

Arab news did play it straight-faced. Didn't mention the website collecting donations for him and his family, though they had done so in previous articles during the progress of this trial.


This guy is an embedded terrorist most likely. He was definitely up there in the administration of the American Society of Muslims, or whatever name they use as a cover. I doubt the Feds will let him go as soon as you think...but let's see what happens.

I consider this case comparable to the ones they used on organized crime dons: can't get them for the real thing, so they served hard time for tax evasion.

pst314 said...

Does anybody know of any Muslim groups that have condemned this rapist? I know that some Muslim groups have spoken in his defense, but have seen nothing of Muslims criticizing him, so I wonder once again if the moderate Muslim majority will speak up against rape and slavery.

MaskedMarvel said...

I actually joined some muslim community forums posing as a muslim to get their reactions to this case; not one muslim on ANY of the sites condemned or even criticized his actions. All of them defended him, and referred to the victim disparagingly. When I suggested Al-Turki had abused her sexually, many of them said that she knew what she was hired for, and that it was impossible for her to be raped, as a servant, since that was part of her duties.
Not one muslim even hinted that what Al-Turki was wrong; including not paying her for her housework, and keeping her locked in the basement!
This is their true face; not the one they present as being moral. They believe in slavery, and that we are the infidel, even while they are living in our country.