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January 10, 2006 | From Reuters
The trial of cleric Abu Hamza al Masri on charges of stirring up racial hatred and urging the killing of non-Muslims opened Monday in a London court. Masri, 47, is the best-known figure to be tried for such offenses in Britain since the Sept. 11 attacks in the U.S. The Egyptian-born cleric faces nine counts of using public meetings to incite followers to kill non-Muslims. Four other charges allege that he urged the killing of Jews.
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February 8, 2006 | John Daniszewski and Janet Stobart, Times Staff Writers
Britain's best-known Islamic militant, Abu Hamza al Masri, was found guilty Tuesday of encouraging murder and fomenting racial hatred and was sentenced to seven years in prison. The imam of North London's Finsbury Park Mosque from 1997 to 2003, Masri led a radical congregation that included convicted "shoe bomber" Richard Reid and Zacarias Moussaoui, who is facing trial in the U.S. in connection with the Sept. 11 conspiracy. Masri, 47, also is wanted by the United States on terrorism charges.
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May 28, 2004 | John Daniszewski and John J. Goldman, Times Staff Writers
Police from Scotland Yard seized one of Europe's most prominent Muslim radicals Thursday, arresting Abu Hamza al Masri on a warrant for extradition to the United States amid allegations that he was involved in an attempt to set up a terrorist training camp in Oregon. Within hours of the arrest in west London, Atty. Gen.
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January 10, 2006 | From Reuters
The trial of cleric Abu Hamza al Masri on charges of stirring up racial hatred and urging the killing of non-Muslims opened Monday in a London court. Masri, 47, is the best-known figure to be tried for such offenses in Britain since the Sept. 11 attacks in the U.S. The Egyptian-born cleric faces nine counts of using public meetings to incite followers to kill non-Muslims. Four other charges allege that he urged the killing of Jews.
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April 27, 2004 | John Daniszewski, Times Staff Writer
The government Monday demanded the expulsion of a radical Muslim cleric, Abu Hamza al Masri, a naturalized Briton who is accused of inspiring hatred against the West and giving moral support to terrorists through his inflammatory preaching at a north London mosque. Abu Hamza is the prayer leader at the Finsbury Park mosque where Al Qaeda operatives, including "shoe bomber" Richard Reid and Zacarias Moussaoui, studied and worshipped.
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February 8, 2006 | John Daniszewski and Janet Stobart, Times Staff Writers
Britain's best-known Islamic militant, Abu Hamza al Masri, was found guilty Tuesday of encouraging murder and fomenting racial hatred and was sentenced to seven years in prison. The imam of North London's Finsbury Park Mosque from 1997 to 2003, Masri led a radical congregation that included convicted "shoe bomber" Richard Reid and Zacarias Moussaoui, who is facing trial in the U.S. in connection with the Sept. 11 conspiracy. Masri, 47, also is wanted by the United States on terrorism charges.
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May 28, 2004 | John Daniszewski and John J. Goldman, Times Staff Writers
Police from Scotland Yard seized one of Europe's most prominent Muslim radicals Thursday, arresting Abu Hamza al Masri on a warrant for extradition to the United States amid allegations that he was involved in an attempt to set up a terrorist training camp in Oregon. Within hours of the arrest in west London, Atty. Gen.
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April 27, 2004 | John Daniszewski, Times Staff Writer
The government Monday demanded the expulsion of a radical Muslim cleric, Abu Hamza al Masri, a naturalized Briton who is accused of inspiring hatred against the West and giving moral support to terrorists through his inflammatory preaching at a north London mosque. Abu Hamza is the prayer leader at the Finsbury Park mosque where Al Qaeda operatives, including "shoe bomber" Richard Reid and Zacarias Moussaoui, studied and worshipped.
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