Tuesday, October 9, 2012
ABU HAMZA HAS PLEADED NOT GUILTY TO TERROR CHARGES IN A NEW YORK COURT
Charges ... court drawing of Abu Hamza today
HATE preacher Abu Hamza has pleaded not guilty to terror charges in a New York court.
The radical cleric told a judge he denied charges that he conspired with US nationals to set up a terrorist training camp in the state of Oregon.
He will face trial in August 2013 in which he will also face charges of abducting tourists in Yemen.
Accused ... Abu Hamza
Earlier, two men extradited from the UK with Abu Hamza also appeared in court.
Khaled al-Fawwaz and Adel Abdul Bary are charged with participating in the bombings of embassies in Tanzania and Kenya in August 1998.
They will face trial in October 2013.
Guarded ... security for Abu Hamza's appearance in New York
The three men were extradited from the UK last week along with another pair, Babar Ahmad and Talha Ahsan, following a long legal battle.
Hamza faces 11 charges in the US relating to hostage-taking, conspiracy to establish a militant training camp in the US and calling for holy war in Afghanistan