Information on Mahmud Abouhalima who was convicted of conspiracy in the bombing of the World Trade Centre [USA16981.E]

For information on Mahmud Abouhalima and on events related to the bombing of the World Trade Centre, please consult the attached documents.

This response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.


Newsday. 16 July 1993. Susan Sachs. "Egypt Releases Data on Bomb Plot." (NEXIS)

The New York Times. 27 June 1993. Final Edition. Mary B. W. Tabor. "Spector of Terror; Terrorism in New York: Looking for the Common Denominator." (NEXIS)

Time [New York]. 14 March 1994. John Dickerson. "Four for Four: A Long Tedious Trial Ends With a Jury Convicting All the Defendants in the World Trade Center Bombing," p. 50.

_____. 4 October 1993. The Secret Life of Mahmud The Red," pp. 41-47.

United Press International (UPI). 16 July 1993. BC Cycle. "World Trade Bombing Okayed by Iran, Muslim Cleric." (NEXIS)