Friday, October 5, 2012

Cleric Abu Hamza Loses Extradition Appeal

A UK High Court judge has ruled radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza can now be extradited to the United States to face terror charges.

Applications to prevent extradition orders against four other terror suspects - Babar Ahmad, Syed Talha Ahsan, Khaled al Fawwaz and Adel Abdul Bary - have all also been dismissed.

Judge Sir John Thomas ruled that all five can now be extradited immediately.

After the verdict was announced a spokesman for Ahmad read out a statement, in front of the Royal Courts of Justice.

He said: "I leave with my head held high having won the moral victory." Read More