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Federal judge orders Palestinian Authority to post $10 million bond in terror case
A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of New York on Monday ordered the Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization to post USD $10 million in bond or cash while they appeal a finding that they supported (More)
US court finds Palestine groups liable for Israel attacks
A jury for the US District Court for the Southern District of New York found the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and the Palestinian Authority liable Monday for the terrorist attacks that took place in Israel between 2002-2004 and killed (More)
Europe rights court backs terror suspect's extradition to US
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled Thursday that the UK government's extradition of terror suspect Haroon Aswat to the US in October was lawful. Aswat was arrested in the UK at the request of US authorities in 2005 on terrorism charge (More)
New York court sentences Muslim cleric to life imprisonment
The US District Court for the Southern District of New York on Friday sentenced Egyptian-born Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] to life in prison for supporting terrorism. Hamza was convicted and found guilty of (More)
UK terrorism suspect extradited to US
Mentally ill British man Haroon Aswat was extradited to the US Tuesday to face terrorism charges after losing a nine-year legal battle. Aswat was accused of trying to set up a terrorist training camp in Bly, Oregon, 15 years ago, conspiring with rad (More)
Radical Muslim cleric found guilty of terrorism charges
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 [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] of supporting terrorism. Al-Masri was found guilty of 11 criminal charges (More)
Europe rights court rejects new request for extradition of terror suspect to US
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 [BBC profile; JURIST news archive], from the UK to the US. The Grand (More)
Europe rights court blocks extradition of terror suspect to US
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Tuesday blocked [judgment; press release, PDF] the extradition of Haroon Aswat, a former aide to radical cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri [BBC profile; JURIST news archive], from the UK to the US. The court sai (More)
Bin Laden's son-in-law captured, to be tried in New York
Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, the son-in-law of Osama Bin Laden [WP obituary; JURIST news archive], has been captured and will be appear in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York on Friday to face federal charges. He is accused of plott (More)
AI: gross human rights abuses committed during conflict in Yemen
Amnesty International (AI) on Tuesday identified a series of gross human rights abuses committed by al Qaeda affiliates and Yemen's government forces during the 2011–2012 conflict over control of the country's southern region of Abyan. In it (More)