German court upholds acquittal of 9/11 suspect but orders him out

[JURIST] A German appeals court Thursday upheld the acquittal of Abdelghani Mzoudi, a Moroccan man charged with helping the September 11 hijackers. A lower court had previously decided there was not enough evidence against him. Despite the ruling [AP report], German authorities say that since Mzoudi's student visa is no longer valid, he must leave the country [Reuters report] in 14 days or be deported. Deutsche Welle has local coverage.

 

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