Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken said Thursday that he’s happy to have the outlines of a plan to combat the threat of Islamic State militants but that he wonders what effect it will have on recruitment for the terror group, including in Minnesota communities.
A Somali man and former Minneapolis resident is scheduled to make his first appearance in a Minnesota courtroom on charges he helped recruit about 20 young men to travel to Somalia and fight with the terror group al-Shabab.
A Twin Cities law professor is being called to appear in court in Rwanda on charges he denied the genocide in that African nation.
A Minnesota law professor who was imprisoned in Rwanda for challenging the official version of the country’s 1994 genocide says he’s relieved to be back home.
A Twin Cities law professor who was jailed in Rwanda is returning home today.
A judge in Rwanda has granted bail to a U.S. lawyer on medical grounds. Peter Erlinder was arrested and charged with genocide ideology late last month.
A judge is expected to decide today whether to release a Twin Cities law professor being held in jail in Rwanda.