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A second terror suspect, Khaled Al-Fawwaz, has also mounted a legal challenge.
Radical cleric Abu Hamza has launched a last-minute High Court challenge in a move to avoid extradition to the United States, it was confirmed
Claire Ovey, spokeswoman for the European Court of Human Rights, said Abu Hamza and the four other men set to be extradited to America have three months to appeal today's decision.
The Home Secretary Theresa May has welcomed the decision by the European Court of Human Rights to allow the extradition of Abu Hamza and four other terror suspects. However, she told ITV News that it could take several months:
Lord Carlile, the former independent reviewer of terrorism legislation, said the ruling by the European Court of Human Rights to allow the extradition of five British men to the US is "entirely sensible" but added it was "a shame" the decision had taken "so long" to happen.
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The radical cleric and four other British nationals can be extradited to the US, the European Court of Human Rights ruled.
Human rights judges said that the radical preacher and four other British nationals can be extradited to the US.