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Copyright Lawsuit: CROSS-EXAMINATIONS confirm that the case is not authentic nor filed by Aga Khan - 2010-09-04

Saturday, 2010, September 4

Heritage News has obtained the cross-examination transcripts, and they contain many revelations. First impression from Heritage News is that the three people who allegedly represent the Imam in this case seem to confirm everything that the defendants have been saying! The defendant's position comes out even clearer and stronger! - But you be the judge once the transcripts are available.

Mr Gray's questions show his lack of knowledge of the Imamat, the Ismaili Faith and the Institutions. His questions instead, undermine the Imam!

Mr Sachedina's answers go against the main principle of Ismaili Faith and undermine the value of the Word of every hereditary Imam, a value which has been central to Ismaili Tariqah right from the beginning. Mr Sachedina's answers also confirm that all evidence in this case originates from him.

Mr Bhaloo has no input to give on the matters of importance in this case, and has appeared only at the request of Mr Sachedina. He refuses to answer simple questions and contradicts Mr. Sachedina.

Mr Tajdin's answers show that he has maintained a good relationship with Dr. Sachedina and Mr. Bhaloo, and that he has had many opportunites to approach the Imam, but that he has never crossed boundaries due to the code of conduct prescribed to Ismailis. He asks many of the same questions that the worldwide Jamat has about this Lawsuit, and pinpoints contradictions.

Mr Jiwa asks clear questions requiring precise answers that show the holes in the plaintiff's case as well as whether the witness is making up a story. Mr. Jiwa's answers show that he had nothing to do with the publication of thye Golden Edition KIZ and appears in this Lawsuit due to a confusion by Mr Sachedina between Mr Jiwa's private mailing list and Mr Tajdin's public website.

Both defendants reaffirmed under oath that they will stop all infringing activities if they have an authentic instruction from the Imam Himself to do so, no matter the legal recourses available to them.

Online Book that gathers court materials as well as articles that are currently available for the ongoing 2010 Lawsuit:
Copyright Lawsuit 2010: Online Book of All available Materials

Cross examination Transcripts:
2010-08-09 CROSS-EXAMINATIONS for Summary Judgement Motions

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