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Hamza bid to avoid extradition

Radical cleric Abu Hamza has launched a last-minute High Court challenge to try and avoid extradition to the United States.

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US embassy 'pleased' with extradition decision

The United States is pleased with the finding of the European Court of Human Rights regarding defendants Babar Ahmad, Syed Ahsan, Mustafa Kamal Mustafa (Abu Hamza), Adel Bary and Khaled Al-Fawwaz.

We look forward to the court's decision becoming final and to the extradition of these defendants to stand trial in the United States.

With respect to defendant Haroon Rashid Aswat, US officials will consult with the United Kingdom's Home Office about the additional submission requested.

– US embassy spokeswoman

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