Trial set for London bombing suspects

[JURIST Europe] The trial of the five main suspects in the failed July 21 London bombings [JURIST news archive] will begin in September 2006. The five Londoners, Hussein Osman, Manfo Kwaku Asiedu, Muktar Said Ibrahim, Yassin Omar, and Ramzi Mohamed, are being detained in Belmarsh Prison [HM Prison profile] in London. During a Thursday hearing at the Old Bailey, the five suspects appeared - via a video link - and denied explosives and conspiracy to murder charges. Four of the five men also face attempted murder charges. Osman was seen in the video sitting in a separate section while the other four were seated together. BBC News has local coverage.

Angela Onikepe is an Associate Editor for JURIST Europe, reporting European legal news from a European perspective. She is based in the UK.



 

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