July 14, 2014
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Monday overturned two out of three convictions of Ali Hamza Ahmad Suliman Al Bahlul, the media secretary of Osama Bin Laden. The court vacated Bahlul's convictions for providing material support for terrorism and solicitation of ...[read more]
May 20, 2014
by Taylor Gillan
A jury for the US District Court for the Southern District of New York on Monday convicted Egyptian-born Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri of supporting terrorism. Al-Masri was found guilty of 11 criminal charges, which included planning to establish a jihad training camp in Oregon, conspiring to ...[read more]
September 11, 2013
by Sung Un Kim
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Wednesday rejected a new request for the extradition of Haroon Aswat, a former aide to Egyptian-born Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri, from the UK to the US. The Grand Chamber of the ECHR reasoned that the extradition of the suspect, who has been ...[read more]
April 23, 2013
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit agreed Tuesday to an en banc review of its January decision vacating the conspiracy conviction of Ali Hamza Ahmad Suliman Al Bahlul, the media secretary of Osama Bin Laden. A three-judge panel ruled in January that the military tribunal... ...[read more]
April 16, 2013
by Samuel Franklin
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Tuesday blocked the extradition of Haroon Aswat, a former aide to radical cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri, from the UK to the US. The court said that removing Aswat, a UK-based terror suspect whose nationality is unknown, to an American high-security prison ...[read more]
February 1, 2013
by Sarah Paulsworth
A police officer in Bahrain has been sentenced to seven years of imprisonment for fatally shooting a protester during pro-democracy protests that gripped country in February 2011, according to Bahrain's State News Agency (BNA). Lead Prosecutor for the Special Investigation Unit Nawaf Abdullah ...[read more]
January 26, 2013
by Max Slater
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday vacated the conspiracy conviction of Ali Hamza Ahmad Suliman Al Bahlul, the media secretary of Osama bin Laden. The DC Circuit ruled that the military tribunal that convicted Al Bahlul of conspiracy in 2007 erred because a ...[read more]
January 10, 2013
by Brandon Gatto
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday asked the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit to reverse the terrorism conviction of Ali Hamza Ahmad Suliman Al Bahlul, the media secretary of Osama bin Laden, because the court is bound by its decision last October to dismiss the case against bin... ...[read more]
October 10, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
Egyptian-born Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to 11 criminal charges. His charges include taking hostages, providing material support to terrorist groups, including al Qaeda, and conspiring do such acts. He made his first appearance in the US District Court for the ...[read more]
October 7, 2012
by Matthew Pomy
Egyptian-born Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri appeared in a New York court for the first time on Saturday after being extradited from the UK. Hamza, who is charged with 11 offenses heard and confirmed the charges Saturday and will return for a plea hearing on Tuesday. The charges stem from a ...[read more]

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