Court allows extradition of radical preachers Hamsa

Posted on September 25, 2012


Abu Hamza al-Masri called to murder and racial hatred and organized terrorist training camps. Against his extradition to the U.S., he had complained to the European Court of Human Rights, without success.

UK wants to extradite the Muslim hate preacher Abu Hamza al-Masri, and four followers as fast as possible to the U.S.. Home Secretary Theresa May was responding to a decision by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg.The judges did not have an appeal against a judgment of the radical Islamists from April forwarded to the Grand Chamber. Abu Hamza now facing in the U.S. up to 100 years in prison

Egyptian-born Islamist had complained because he considers the placement in a U.S. maximum security prison as a violation of the prohibition of inhuman treatment.

The U.S. accuses the 54-year-olds to eleven different crimes. He is said to have among others, between 1998 and 2000, organized a training camp for terrorists in the U.S. state of Oregon and in 1998 planned a hostage situation in Yemen.

Currently sitting Abu Hamza from a seven-year prison sentence in the UK because he had roused as imam of London’s Finsbury Mosque to murder and racial hatred.

The other Islamists allegedly plotting attacks in the U.S.. Two of them have been involved in the attacks on the U.S. embassies in Nairobi and Dar es Salem 1998th
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