The Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri denied preaching racial hatred in a British courtroom on Thursday. Al-Masri has been linked to the would-be shoe-bomber Richard Reid and stands accused of starting a terrorist training camp in Oregon. Most news reports also mention that al-Masri has only one eye and no hands. It seems like we're always hearing about blind or half-blind Muslim clerics—
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.