For Immediate Release
Case # 11CM01351

September 23, 2011

Susan Kang Schroeder
Chief of Staff
Office: 714-347-8408
Cell: 714-292-2718

Farrah Emami
Office: 714-347-8405
Cell: 714-323-4486



WHO: Mohamed Mohy-Eldeen Abdelgany, Khalid Bahgat Akari, Aslam Abbasi Akhtar, Joseph Tamim Haider, Taher Mutaz Herzallah, Shaheen Waleed Nassar, Mohammad Uns Qureashi, Ali Mohammad Sayeed, Osama Ahmen Shabaik, and Asaad Mohamedidris Traina.


WHAT: A verdict will be read in the jury trial of 11 university students who are accused of conspiring to and carrying out an intentional disruption of a meeting held Feb. 8, 2010, on the University California, Irvine campus. Israeli Ambassador to the United States Michael Oren was the featured speaker at a meeting. Approximately 500 to 700 people had assembled for the meeting.


WHEN: Immediately at 11:00 a.m., Sept. 23, 2011


WHERE: Department C-1, Central Justice Center, Santa Ana


*For additional information on this case, please visit the Orange County District Attorney’s website at, and select the Feb. 4, 2011, press release titled “OCDA Charges 11 Men with Conspiracy to Disrupt a Meeting During Speech by Israeli Ambassador at UCI,” under Press Releases/Media Advisories.