A Saudi charity that allegedly funded terror activities cannot be sued for the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks because of the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, a federal judge has ruled. Southern District of New York Judge Richard Conway Casey found that the Saudi High Commission was shielded from suit because it has presented a prima facie case that it is a foreign sovereign and has not waived immunity. He made similar findings on suits brought against the commission's president and the Saudi Interior Minister.
Saudi Charity Dropped From Suit Over Sept. 11 Attacks
New York Law Journal
September 28, 2005