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Abu Hamza

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hamza

Phil Hirschkorn | Posted 07.21.2014 | Crime
Phil Hirschkorn

To have watched the terrorism trial of Mostafa Kamel Mostafa, the radical imam better known as Abu Hamza al-Masri, was to have seen two faces of the same man.

Another Terrorism Conviction, Another Reminder It's Time to Close Guantanamo

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 07.19.2014 | World
Daphne Eviatar

The claim that dozens of men at Guantanamo cannot be tried in the United States and are also too dangerous to release to another country is just not plausible. It's a claim we wouldn't accept from any other country, and we shouldn't get comfortable with it in the United States, either.

Jurors Hear Radical Cleric's Praise For 9/11 Attacks

Reuters | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK, April 21 (Reuters) - In a video of radical Islamic cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri shown to jurors at his trial on M...

What the Queen Might Learn From Abu Hamza

Christina Patterson | Posted 11.29.2012 | World
Christina Patterson

The constitutional monarch of 16 sovereign states and the man with the hook never had tea. She never praised him for his charity work, or asked him if he'd had to travel far. But the Queen didn't need to meet Abu Hamza for tea to know what he was doing.

U.K. Can Extradite Terror Suspects To U.S., Court Rules

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2012 | World

(Adds details) STRASBOURG, France, April 10 (Reuters) - The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday that Britain had the right...

Abu Qatada's Freedom Might Be the Price We Pay for Ours

Christina Patterson | Posted 04.14.2012 | World
Christina Patterson

Most people don't seem to be very happy that a man who has called for mass murder has been let out of jail.

Abu Hamza Extradition To US Blocked By European Court

The Guardian | Vikram Dodd | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Europe's highest court today said it would not allow Abu Hamza and three other men held in Britain to be extradited to the United States to face terro...

Abu Hamza, Suspected Of Pope Assassination Plot, Flees Bosnian Jail

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A notorious criminal in Bosnia, deemed a national security threat, has gone on the run from prison in the central town of Zenica....