Abu Hamza set for extradition to US
- Published: 25 Sep 2012 at 22.52
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Britain on Tuesday prepared to hand over radical Muslim preacher Abu Hamza to the United States on terrorism charges after the European Court of Human Rights rejected his final appeal.
The Strasbourg-based court on Monday upheld an April 10 ruling against the Egyptian-born terror suspect and four others which had approved their extradition by London, ending a long legal battle.
The development sparked another row when the BBC was forced to apologise to Britain's Queen Elizabeth II after revealing in a report that she had raised concerns with a previous government about the hook-handed cleric.
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