Babar Ahmad: 'I leave with my head held high'

South London computer expert Babar Ahmad says he will be extradited to the USA with his head held high.

Today, the High Court decided that he should be extradited to the US to face terror charges, along with radical Islamist cleric Abu Hamza and three others.

"Today I have lost my eight-year and two-month battle against extradition to the US. I would like to thank all those over the years who supported me and my family: lawyers, politicians, journalists and members of the public from all walks of life.

"By exposing the fallacy of the UK's extradition arrangements with the US, I leave with my head held high having won the moral victory."

– Babar Ahmad

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