Abu Hamza Gets Hooked
European court of human rights says the radical cleric can be extradited to the US to face terrorism charges
Abu Hamza, the radical cleric who became the face of violent extremism in Britain, can be extradited to the US to face terrorism charges, the European court of human rights has ruled.
The court in Strasbourg said the human rights of Hamza and four other men held in Britain – Babar Ahmad, Syed Talha Ahsan, Adel Abdel Bary and Khaled al-Fawwaz – would not be violated if sent to the US to stand trial. European judges decided they needed more information about the mental health of Haroon Aswat, an aide to Hamza, before reaching a decision on him.
David Cameron welcomed the court’s ruling. Speaking during a trade mission to south-east Asia, he said: “I am very pleased with the news. It is quite right that we have proper legal processes, although sometimes one can get frustrated with how long they take.”
The home secretary, Theresa May, said the government “will work to ensure that the suspects are handed over to the US authorities as quickly as possible”.
Hamza, who controlled the Finsbury Park mosque in north London and turned it into a factory for violent jihad, was sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment in Britain after being convicted in 2006 of inciting hatred.
The previous government had wanted him sent to the US before his jail term had been completed, but the extradition was halted after his lawyers went to the European court.
The European court of human rights halted extradition proceedings in July 2010, arguing it needed more time to consider complaints that transferring Hamza and others wanted in the US risked breaching their rights by exposing them to possible life imprisonment without parole and solitary confinement.
Ahmad, who the US claims ran a website allegedly raising funds for Islamic extremists, is a computer expert from south London. He has been on remand and refused bail since his arrest in August 2004 on a US extradition warrant.
He was awarded £60,000 in compensation because of the violence British police used during his arrest in December 2003, during which he was punched, kicked and throttled. His case has been supported by the former transport minister Sadiq Khan, who is a family friend and Labour frontbencher.
In the Hamza case, the US has had to given written assurances that it will not impose the death penalty or place the suspects before Guantánamo Bay-style military tribunals.
The US alleges Hamza was in contact with Taliban and al-Qaida terrorists and aided the taking of 16 western tourists as hostages in Yemen in December 1998, an incident that ended in the deaths of three Britons. He is also charged with attempting to set up a training camp for “violent jihad” in Oregon in 1999, along with Aswat.
Nice of the euro-wienies to allow the UK to give us their #1 problem child. Too bad we had to agree not to shoot the hook handed bastard or slowly lower him into the wood chipper to get him over here. On the other hand, it was Obama and Holder who made the agreement, so for once their two faced duplicity might come in useful.
So what do we do with this freak once we get him? Lyndon has the answer; when life gives you lemons you make lemonade. And if the lemons are rotten you can just throw them at the wall for fun. So we’ll give Hanza a “fair trial”, and then put him in solitary somewhere dark and damp forever, and forget about him. And in the meantime, we’ll mock the crap out of him, and turn his fearsome visage into a joke with a slightly useful purpose.
Behold the source of Lyndon’s new avatar, the Abu Hamza key holder. Very poor taste, but funny as all hell. And there’s no point in having terrorists if we can’t laugh at them on a daily basis.
About $5, or make your own. Absolute awesomeness.
Looks like you found a source Hopefully in under 3 months Capt. Hook will be gracing a US prison after he and a load of other pisslamist scum lost their (seemingly endless) challenge to US extradition.
This issue really boils my blood. I have no problem with the US/UK extradition treaty. Though I doubt it would have got on the statute books had 9/11 not happened. What I do take isssue with is the speed that a white geriatric was whisked off to a US jail. While the likes of Hook and Babar Ahmed put off extradition for years citing their “right” to a family life and other Human Rights bollocks. (All at tax payers expense)
No doubt the UK taxpayer will be funding his worthless extended family to visit him in jail. (assuming he does get extradited and I am not holding my breathon that one) As far as I know none of them work and it must surely be a violation of their human right not to see the worthless sack of shit on a regular basis.
BTW because capt. Hook cant wipe his own arse. He has to have a dedicated arse wiper. (I am tempted to say “I shit you not") Hopefully the US has a more enlightened approach and can employ some one with an industrial strength power washer.
A fire hose would be sufficient to remove those stubborn cling-ons, I would think, or perhaps an industrial belt sander?
How’s about hooking (pun) those substitute hands up to a 15,000 Volt power line and letting each family member of a 9/11 victim push a button that’d close the circuit for just a mili-second.
A mili-second is an eternity when 15,000 Volts are frying your guts!
An old news article, but relevant:
NJY - I don’t think even Mike Rowe would take that dirty job. You’d think he could be replaced by one of those magical bidet toilet seats with the warm air and the background music built in. Although a Honda pressure washer seems like a better idea.
We know who they are. We know what they’ve done. They have bragged about it. There are pictures and video. And, they are not citizens of this country and are not entitled to any protections of our constitution. So, when we catch them, by whatever means, why not just shoot them in the head?