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About Abu Qatada

Abu Qatada (actually Omar Othman) is a radical muslim preacher / cleric and is considered the right hand of Osama bin Laden and a representative of Al Qaeda in Europe. He is a Jordanian. The Britain's National Security Court describes him as a 'truly dangerous individual'. He was jailed in 2002 over allegations that he played a key role in raising money for extremists and advised militants planning terror attacks. In February 09, The British Law Lords ruled that radical cleric Abu Qatada can be deported from the UK to Jordan, where he faces jail time for terrorism.

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Jailed UK terror suspect Abu Qatada could walk free on bail within days
UK hate cleric and terror suspect Abu Qatada could be released from jail within days after he filed a new bail application in the UK.

UN to provide rights of compensation, rehabilitation to terrorism affected people
The United Nations will provide legal rights of compensation and rehabilitation to people seriously injured or maimed by terrorist attacks across the world, a UN report will recommend next month.

Revealed: UK Border Agency deports one in three illegal immigrants
The UK Border Agency, the organisation responsible for policing immigration law, could land in problems after figures revealed that less than one in three illegal immigrants caught last year had been deported.

Another 'Al Qaeda linked' hate cleric uses human rights act to avoid deportation from UK
An Iraqi Muslim cleric suspected of being linked to Al Qaeda and radicalising young Britons is the second hate preacher who has used the Human Rights Act to continue to live in the UK, despite government efforts to deport him.

Al-Qaeda linked terror group threatens to attack UK if hate cleric Abu Qatada is deported
An Al-Qaeda linked Islamist terror group has threatened to launch a wave of attacks against Britain if it deports radical cleric Abu Qatada.

Three in four Brits want human rights act dumped: Poll
Nearly 72 percent people in the UK believe that human rights laws are being misused by criminals and should be scrapped, according to a poll.

UK Home Secretary to visit Jordan to discuss cleric Abu Qatada's extradition
British Home Secretary Theresa May is preparing to meet officials in Jordan this week, as part of the David Cameron government's efforts to extradite radical cleric Abu Qatada.

Release of 'Osama's right-hand man in Europe' sparks outrage in UK
A ruling by a UK court to release Abu Qatada, a radical Muslim cleric described as 'Osama bin Laden's right-hand man in Europe" on bail, has been greeted with fury in Britain.

'Extremist preachers radicalising young Muslims in private homes'
Extremist preachers are now using private homes to radicalise young Muslims into becoming terrorists, a top British security adviser has said.

'Osama's right-hand man in Europe' gets bail despite posing 'grave threat to UK national security'
Abu Qatada, a radical Muslim cleric described as 'Osama bin Laden's right-hand man in Europe" will be released on bail within days, despite accusations that he poses a grave threat to Britain's security.

David Cameron to confront court over extraditing suspected Osama aide
British Prime Minister David Cameron is going head-to-head with the European Court of Human Rights over its ruling that the man dubbed Osama bin Laden's right-hand man in Europe would remain in the UK.

Abu Qatada cannot be deported to Jordan: EU judges
Abu Qatada, once described as "Osama bin Laden's right hand man in Europe", cannot be extradited to Jordan, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled.

Europe human rights treaty beneficial to rapists, killers
The European Convention on Human Rights treaty has helped killers, rapists and terror suspects to fight for their causes and escape prosecution, according to a British daily.

GITMO detainees were radicalised in London to attack Western targets
At least 35 terrorists incarcerated at Guant namo Bay were indoctrinated by extremist preachers in Britain to fight against the West, secret files obtained by The Daily Telegraph can disclose.

YouTube still swamped with 'hate preach videos' against West
Despite YouTube's claims that it had started removing hundreds of videos of the radical American-born cleric Anwar al Awlaki, the website reportedly still contains videos of him and others preaching war on Britain and the West.

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