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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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Hamza could appeal court's decision

The European Court of Human Rights' judges emphasised that today's ruling would only be final after three months - if there is no appeal - and the UK government cannot extradite the five men until that time.

The court decided to continue its indication to the United Kingdom Government that the applicants should not be extradited until this judgment became final or until the case was referred to the Grand Chamber (of the Human Rights court).

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