Abu Hamza expected in the US this weekend

Abu Hamza is expected to arrive in the United States this weekend. NBC News Justice Correspondent Pete Williams says he will be taken to New York to face terror charges.

Under the US extradition agreement with the UK, British authorities insist they neither face the death penalty nor the prospect of being sent to Guantanamo Bay as terrorism detainees.

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Hamza will be transferred from Long Lartin jail in Worcestershire
Hamza will be transferred from Long Lartin jail in Worcestershire Credit: Press Association

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Abu Hamza not guilty plea

Radical cleric Abu Hamza has pleaded not guilty in a New York court to charges he conspired to set up a terrorist training camp in the US, according to the Associated Press.