Radical cleric Abu Hamza jailed for life by US court
Jan. 9, 2015 - Radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri has been sentenced to life in prison by a court in New York for supporting terrorism. He was convicted in May of multiple charges, including hostage-taking and plotting to set up a terrorism training camp in the US.
London cleric wanted jihadists to train in Oregon, U.S. jury told
NEW YORK (Reuters) - James Ujaama thought he had found the perfect place to set up a jihadist training camp: a quiet ranch situated in a rural section of Oregon. "The land that we spoke of is about 160 acres and looks just like Afghanistan," Ujaama wrote in a fax in 1999 to his mentor, imam Abu Hamza al-Masri of the Finsbury Park mosque in London. He added that Oregon was a "pro-militia and fire-arms state"