The Abu Hamza case:
- Hamza has finally lost his eight-year battle against extradition
- He will face a series of terror charges in the United States
- Hamza will be handed over to US authorities to face 11 counts of criminal conduct
- They relate to the taking of 16 hostages in Yemen in 1998, advocating violent jihad in Afghanistan in 2001 and conspiring to establish a jihad training camp in Bly, Oregon, between June 2000 and December 2001
Abu Hamza was in custody in New York today awaiting trial on charges of bombing two United States embassies in Africa.
Radical cleric Abu Hamza has appeared in front of a New York court following his extradition from the UK. He did not enter a plea.
Abu Hamza and four other terror suspects have left prison and are on route to the US where they face terror charges.