The conviction in a #US #court this week of the radical #Islamist Abu Hamza Al Masri was finally secured after a lengthy #legal process by his lawyers aimed at avoiding extradition proceedings in the UK. Hamza came to the #UK in 1979, married an #English woman and was granted citizenship.
1/8/15 - REUTERS Islamic cleric sentenced in New York to life in prison for terrorism. Muslim cleric, Abu Hamza al-Masri, is seen leading prayers...The defense argued that Masri's disability merited special considerations including that he be sent to a prison medical facility. "We are not asking for unwarranted leniency, we are merely asking that justice be tempered with mercy,"