Frenetic ramblings from the start of the "War on Terror" logging my attempts to film outside Finsbury park mosque over 3 years and sitting through all the subsequent court cases. These days I am usually on Post Factual Society on Facebuk. Do visit Youtube.com/malungtvnews
January 17, 2015
‘Evil’ British preacher Abu Hamza jailed for life in US
...Abu Hamza showed no remorse for his crimes, and again pleaded his innocence in court and demanded to be sent to a federal prison hospital, where he said he would be better treated as a double amputee suffering from diabetes. “With all honesty I do maintain my innocence,” he said, dressed in navy scrubs and gesticulating with his raw, red stumps. His face was pale behind a grey and white beard. Forrest said she had thought long and hard about the severity of the sentence but ultimately concluded the world would not be safe with him a free man. “Evil comes in many forms but doesn’t always show itself immediately in all its darkness,” Forrest said. There is “a side of you that this court views as evil.” She called his crimes “barbaric” and “obviously unacceptable in a civilized society.” ...
Posted by DAVE BONES at Saturday, January 17, 2015 2 comments:
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January 06, 2015
Sentencing on the 9th
US seeks life for convicted London Imam ...In a court filing ahead of his Jan. 9 sentencing, prosecutors said Abu Hamza should be held accountable for his role as a ‘global terrorist leader who orchestrated plots around the world to further his deadly mission.’ ‘The seriousness of this defendant’s offenses and the need for just punishment and deterrence cannot be overstated,’ prosecutors under Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara wrote... ...
Posted by DAVE BONES at Tuesday, January 06, 2015 1 comment:
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