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London Preacher Abu Hamza Found Guilty in U.S.

posted on May 21, 2014

Abu Hamza al-Masri, an Egyptian imam extradited to the U.S. from England in 2012, was found guilty on Monday the 19th in a Manhattan civil court of 11 charges of terrorist acts, reports Al-Jazeera America. Abu Hamza was accused of providing support to outlawed groups, enabling the taking of hostages in Yemen, and spearheading the establishment of an Oregon training camp for Al-Qaeda. The trial centered on tapes and videos of his anti-Western statements, as well as the testimony of two women who had been held captive in Yemen. He faces life in prison and will be sentenced in September.

Read at Al-Jazeera America