SCOTUS denies hearing on case of Minnesotan who tried to join ISIS

Supreme Court Photo: AP/File
Supreme Court

March 13, 2019 12:24 PM

The Supreme Court has denied the request for a hearing for a Minnesota man who was convicted of trying to join ISIS. 

The request filed on the behalf of Mohamed Farah was denied Wednesday, according to court records. 

Farah was seeking to have his conviction overturned. 

Abdirahman Daud, who was also convicted, has appealed to the Supreme Court. The court has yet to make a decision on Daud's request. 

RELATED: Appeals Court upholds terrorism convictions of 3 Minnesotans

Farah, Daud and a third man convicted in the case sought to have their convictions overturned in the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

The appeals court upheld the convictions in August. 

Farah and Daud each received 30 years.

Connect with KSTP

Join the conversation on our social media platforms. Share your comments on our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages.


Ben Rodgers

Copyright 2019 - KSTP-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company

Medical experts say to expect some mild side effects with the COVID-19 vaccine

Minnesota launches vaccine pilot program targeting schools, child care, 65+ populations

Minneapolis police investigating early-morning crash

Police: Man surrenders peacefully after standoff in St. Paul

12 new COVID-related deaths, 980 new cases Monday, MDH reports