France: Man Convicted of Attempting to Fund Al Qaeda Gets Just 8 Year Prison Sentence

Shariah Finance Watch 9 January 2013

A man convicted of attempting to fund an Al Qaeda affiliate has been sentenced to just 8 years in prison by a French court. This seems like a ridiculous sentence for someone who was trying to send money to the world’s most notorious Jihadist terrorist organization…

Irfan Demirtas, 53, was found guilty of financing terrorism for his work aiding the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan. (continue reading...)