Extradited Abu Hamza presented before US judge
Egyptian-born cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri has been presented before a federal judge in New York, following his extradition from Britain to face terror charges. Abu Hamza faces 11 terror charges and is one of five men who left England on Friday, hours after the London High Court ruled they could be extradited "immediately”, CNN reported.
Two planes carrying the men left the Royal Air Force base at Mildenhall so they could face trial in the US, British Home Secretary Theresa May said in a statement.
Abu Hamza will be arraigned Tuesday morning, officials said. Separately, Khaled al-Fawwaz and Adel Abdul Bary pleaded not guilty before a judge in London on Saturday. (continue reading...)