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Ron Paul Supporter Being Held in Solitary 2+ Years Without Trial?

"The New Jersey-based Indian community is urging a speedy trial or release on bail of a 21-year-old youth accused of taking part in the attacks on Jewish temples, reports Bhargavi Kulkarni for News India Times.

Aakash Dalal, a Lodi, N.J. resident and a former Rutgers University student, was arrested along with Anthony M. Graziano in March 2012 for his alleged role in conducting and abetting attacks on Jewish temples in New Jersey’s Bergen County. The attacks, which took place between December 2011 and January 2012, included the attempted murder of Rabbi Neil Schuman, the firebombing of Temple Beth El Rutherford and Temple Beth El Hackensack"

Continue reading at http://www.voicesofny.org/2014/03/speedy-trial-and-lower-bai...

At one point, the article mentions that he has been accused of receiving training in North Korea and Yemen, while his parents state that he had been working on Ron Paul's campaign in New Hampshire. We won't know anything, of course, until he has his day in court, which keeps being delayed.However, the way this case is being handled alludes to a personal agenda.

Are Ron Paul supporters being targeted? I know of a RP supporter who discovered that a criminal record mysteriously appeared on his background checks after graduating college. He was never arrested or had any criminal affiliations. Needless to say, it ruined many opportunities for him.



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This is America... This kid needs to be Tried in a court of law

Since when do "Ron Paul supporters" fire bomb people's Synagogues/Churches, etc..?

As a Jewish Ron Paul supporter, I can say that I have no sympathy for this kid IF he is guilty of the crimes he's accused of.

But there is NO WAY to know that without a TRIAL!

Ron Paul would NEVER EVER condone a violation of the non-aggression principle, especially attacking someone for their constitutionally guaranteed 1st Amendment right to Freedom of Religion.

What this kid allegedly did is not something Ron Paul, or members of the liberty movement would or should support in any way.

I find it disgusting that this crime (no matter who perpetrated it) is being linked to Dr. Paul's good name!!!

This kid needs to be fairly tried like any criminal, and if guilty, convicted under a harsh sentence.

I have ZERO sympathy for this kid if he is guilty, and neither should others, but this is America and there is NO EXCUSE for the government abandoning the rule of law, i.e.- the right to a fair and speedy trial.

PEOPLE OPPOSING TYRANNY - Real Grass Roots!
Are you a POT or a PET - Person Embracing Tyranny?

Makes more sense now at any rate.

I'm getting that peopel distanced themselves as fast as they could from this kid and that basically explains why he seems to have slipped through the cracks.

I agree that trial is the best solution we have (although I have zero confidence in this system) in terms of examining evidence but I still take issue with two years of pre-trial solitary. That's just medieval.

Be brave, be brave, the Myan pilot needs no aeroplane.

OK who's got facebook please step up for duty

YAL Rutgers' website needs a facebook login to contact them. Can't believe this.

Guys ever one of us has a limit as to what we're willing to do for liberty. facebook is one of my limits. One of you guys do this.

http://www.yaliberty.org/chapters/rutgers-university-new-bru...

Something like this:

Dear YAL, can you verify if former Rutgers U student Aakash Dalal was president of Rutgers YAL during the 2008 elections and specifically during the New Hampshire phase of the campaign? Thanks from readers of Daily Paul.

Let's see what comes back.

Be brave, be brave, the Myan pilot needs no aeroplane.

Remember

Innocent until proven guilty. Accusations do not imply guilt.

Deep down everyone is Libertarian.
Live and Let Live, form of government.

Yup. Now is a good time to NOT jump to conclusions

At this time we might establish Aakash's prescence in NH on a certain date. It also now seems within our capability to verify if he was president of YAL at Rutgers in that period (see Littlewing below). I guess having done so we'll have established that Aakash actually exists as an added bonus.

And if so...well, we're down the rabbit hole again. And can we please hold off on space ships and aliens and how everybody in NH at the time were all crisis actors? Maybe just this one time?

This will turn out freaky enough. It's pretty freaky already. How does the former president of Rutgers YAL get scooped for alleged heinous crimes and nobody knows about it? Wouldn't you think the MSM would have had a field day with this? Ron Paul supporter accused of terrorism? Come on!

Be brave, be brave, the Myan pilot needs no aeroplane.

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Just google

'Aakash Dalal Ron Paul' and there is plenty of coverage. Weather innocent or guilty, Americans used to have the right to a speedy trial and not held in solitary confinement for 2 years. Then came NDDA and herein is the danger of being put on ADL,DHS lists and being targeted, deemed as 'terrorists'

If Wars Can Be Started by Lies, They Can Be Stopped By Truth.

Exactly...

This isn't an issue about Jews or Indians, or Ron Paul supporters, it's about the violation of the rights of all Americans to a speedy and fair trial when accused by the state of a crime.

I certainly have no sympathy for the kid if he is indeed guilty. And that is precisely why a trial is absolutely NECESSARY!

What if he's the wrong guy, like the Tsarnaev Brothers? Then the real perps are still out there!

PEOPLE OPPOSING TYRANNY - Real Grass Roots!
Are you a POT or a PET - Person Embracing Tyranny?

Threw the folks at CopBlock a note

I was like oh yeah, Pete and Ademo. CopBlock. This might tingle some investigative journalistic energy and those guys are there.

I figure to kick back for a day or so, see if it gets picked up by CopBlock or transmitted into the Porcupines.

If the kid was there doing activism somebody had to have interacted with him. We're talking about a New Hampshire winter here. You can't just skulk around in alleyways and behind bushes, you turn into a popsicle.

I have some possible next steps in mind but figured I'd see if you guys got any other ideas.

Be brave, be brave, the Myan pilot needs no aeroplane.

Yes we are being targeted.

Which is fairly obvious since we are being classified as terrorists for supporting the Constitution.

But I'd like to illuminate how a powerful person in Government can use their power malignantly to ruin someone's life, something you alluded to at the end of your post.
This misuse age of power, an assault upon an individual done by intent to destroy the livelihood ( and perhaps the very life ) of the targeted individual has been done to me personally. The ONLY reason I'm still here, rather than a suicide statistic is because I am a Child of God Almightys.
Suffice it to say, without hijacking your thread ( I dislike it when it's done to mine ) I've undergone a very deliberate attack based upon a false accusation that was done to destroy my life. The attack is much like any other such ad homim attack, pure falsehood wrapped in a veneer of " maximum social judgement " which is ment to not only destroy me, but to prevent anyone from assisting me in sueing those who perpetrated it upon me.
It has cost me countless jobs, a career, homes, a place in communities where I could have been a viable and usefull asset to others, relationships, friendships and material. All in all I have considered the damage done to my life to be in the multiple of millions of dollars, and yes I sense it prescense even here at the DP. I've become quite attuned to the " attitude " as I call it now.
But my God has prepared a table for me in the sight of those enemies who sought to destroy me, for His glory. I have a quality of life that is simply amazing, I have need of nothing, and what I pray for I always receive. Making lemon aid, God has taught me how to forgive and bless my enemies, and how to trust in Him and His good favor. I now know that men can NOT destroy me, for I am His.

All things, no matter how wicked can be turned for the good.

God bless
Stēkō

Drew, by the very grace of GOD through the blood of Christ Jesus.
"there shall come after us men whom shall garner great wealth using our system, and having done so shall seek to slam the door of prosperity behind them." George Washington

terrorists are being targetted

and asupporting Ron Paul gives them NO special rights.. Seems to me the parents targette4d Ron Paul, or he LIED to his parents, but if what they say is true, he's a terrorist.

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Also worth noting

is the danger of RP supporters and/or DP members loudly, erroneously and regularly being called racists, Jew Haters, Jihadists, Neo-Nazis etc. just for being critical of U.S. and U.S /Israel Foreign policy.

There are those on this forum that have stated they have lists of screen names they think are Neo Nazis and also those that are admitted supporters and contributors to ADL (which lists us as 'potential terrorists'.)

Statements such as "I would have to tell anyone that asks.. that RP supporters and DP are Jew Haters." These are serious accusations being thrown about almost daily that I take strong objection to- especially in this political climate, and not to be continuously ignored as they have been. Those types of false accusations are potentially putting people at real risk.

If Wars Can Be Started by Lies, They Can Be Stopped By Truth.

Hear Hear Little Wing

As one who has been seriously targeted, I mean camera's following me at conventions, calls made to local authorities, being made the last allowed onto an airplane and put into special interrogation lines at the incoming airport, etc. etc. (I could write a long post about all of the spook encounters I've had, and their many attempts to set me up) I have to say exercising my rights as any free man would and should, I'm completely sickened by those here that called me a jew hater, muslim lover, anti-American, etc.. Yet they don't and probably never will feel the tyranny they've imposed on me.

Thanks for saying what needs to be said Little Wing.

I'd like to hear from others how they've been targeted, or some of the encounters they've had to deal with

"It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere".
--Voltaire

It's hard not to be a menace to society when half the population is happy on their knees. - unknown

Oh, HUGE bump!

Those patently false accusations are very serious and actually already have put some of us here at risk.

“It is the food which you furnish to your mind that determines the whole character of your life.”
―Emmet Fox

I have never been pulled over by police until...

I put "Ron Paul" bumper stickers on my truck. Eight years in Colorado and then pulled over last summer.

"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they attack you, then you win!"
GANDHI

"The belief is worthless if the fear of social and physical punishment overrides the belief."

got pulled over

by a gay cop when I had a Pat Buchanan sticker on my truck. Back in 2000 if I recall right.

to think...

that we WOULDN'T be 'targets'
is to NOT understand the purpose
of a society under surveillance.
We are a threat.

Wow "we" might just be able to help with this one.

This is hell month for me but I hope you can continue to report on this OP. If he was in on one of the organized volunteer efforts in NH somebody had to have met him.

I had no idea of this connection. Is it possible we might have missed one of our own getting scooped up and whisked away?

Also it would be good to hear about your friend's experience in greater detail. If this is a recurring theme it would be good to shine light on it.

Be brave, be brave, the Myan pilot needs no aeroplane.

LittleWing's picture

Denied the right to speedy trial

and being held in solitary confinement for tw0 years. First I heard of this case but if he was in New Hampshire at the time someone from YAL should recognize him. Dalal was President of Young American for Liberty in Rutgers College, NJ. His boarding passes to and from New Hampshire have been considered insufficient evidence.

I found this info:
Aakash Dalal is US born citizen and was President of Young American for Liberty in Rutgers College, NJ, with perfect GPA, before his arrest. He was accused of receiving military training in Ukraine, Russia or Korea. The truth is that he has never travelled outside of Untied States and all that justice apparatus has to do is to check DHS records. Any person who travels outside US has to have his/her passport stamped. Justice apparatus has not even checked that.
http://supportaakashdalal.com/facts-vs-myths/

If Wars Can Be Started by Lies, They Can Be Stopped By Truth.

Your post here is

Your post here is particularly interesting as I have never been made aware of RU having a YAL chapter. I've never seen RU included in any of YAL's listings of chapters. I've always been disappointed that RU to this day (to my knowledge) has no YAL chapter. It's a monstrously gigantic school with a lot of diversity and I would expect a YAL chapter to have flourished there by now.

I heard about Aakash's run in with the law during the 2012 campaign. I remember a lot of people were turned off by his anti-jewish remarks. I was told he posted inflammatory remarks on fb but I can't prove it as I don't use fb. I don't know if he actually made those remarks nor do I know if he was really involved with any of those attacks on rabbis and temples. I really don't like it when anyone (even Ron Paul supporters) go after ALL jews for being the evil banksters.

He definitely deserves and is ENTITLED to a speedy trial so we can see the evidence they have against him.

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YAL Rutgers University

HERE:
http://www.yaliberty.org/chapters/rutgers-university-new-bru...

If he is guilty then of course I do not condone and neither would most RP supporters condone the act. I do believe all Americans should have the right to a speedy trial and not be held in solitary for 2 years while waiting for such.

I also do not agree with those that blame ALL Jews for being evil. At the same time I detest being labeled 'Anti- Jewish' etc.. just for supporting a non-interventionist and no entangling alliances policy. It is a very common and a much used tactic to demonize anyone who disagrees with U.S./Israel Special Relationship.

It was the ADL and SPLC that were instrumental in having the DHS list RP supporters as 'potential domestic terrorists' back in 2008.

If Wars Can Be Started by Lies, They Can Be Stopped By Truth.

I remember the Missouri

I remember the Missouri report that was declassified calling RP'ers terrorists--the MIAC Report.

I was surprised seeing the YAL RU website. Strangely, YAL in the past has never recognized this RU YAL chapter. I wonder if this is a recent start up? Or has it been around for a while?

Most of YAL activity in NJ stems out of Montclair. RU has the student body to drown out even the biggest YAL chapters across the America. Someone just needs to start it up. From this website it appears Rutgers students are trying. I would love nothing more than for a HUGE YAL convention at RU with a monstrous attendance of student body with Ron Paul speaking. It would be such a slap in the face to the GOP as well as the Dems--kinda like Rand's Berkeley speech.

Could you just imagine it?

It would be the biggest slap heard 'round the world!

(FYI DPers: Rutgers University has a huge student body on a couple of campuses.)

“It is the food which you furnish to your mind that determines the whole character of your life.”
―Emmet Fox

Biggest school in the North East...probably the whole East coast

38,000 Undergrad students; 50K w/grad students included!

Well, hello, friend!

Searched the Star Ledger for articles and found this: http://www.nj.com/bergen/index.ssf/2012/03/bergen_county_tem...

Check out the comments to that article. Here's an excerpt from one of them:

"...his close friend at Rutgers University Mickey, an extremely orthodox Jewish boy."

There is a whole lot of conflicting information out there about this kid.

“It is the food which you furnish to your mind that determines the whole character of your life.”
―Emmet Fox

Wow, that's good

Wow, that's good find!

Hopefully, the family is reaching out to these friends. He definitely requires a speedy trial. 2 yrs of solitary confinement!!! That's some scary stuff!

How can we help? If in New Jersey, did you know about

this meeting in Edison on March 28th?:

http://supportaakashdalal.com/how-can-you-help/

(Link from LittleWing's link. Nice work LittleWing!)

Oops... I forgot this is April and had to edit my comment. I will try to find out what happened at that meeting. I have a few friends in Edison who might know or at least might be able to get info.

“It is the food which you furnish to your mind that determines the whole character of your life.”
―Emmet Fox