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The European Court of Human Rights denied Abu Hamza's appeal against extradition, so the UK-based radical cleric will face trial in the US for the fatal kidnapping of Westerners in Yemen and attempting to set up a terrorist training camp in Oregon. Four other terror suspects held in the UK -- Babar Ahmad, Syed Talha Ahsan, Khaled al Fawwaz, and Adel Abdul Bary -- can also be tried in the US. Fawwaz and Bary were key aides to Osama bin Laden.
A member of parliament has asked the Foreign Ministry to investigate the Al Muntada Trust, a London-based charity that raises funds for projects in Africa, for possible links to Boko Haram in Nigeria. The charity group has featured radical speakers in the past, and last year "secretly" flew in aid to Somalia.
A British businessman is seeking to prosecute Babar Ahmad, who has been in British custody since his 2004 arrest and is fighting extradition to the US. Ahmad ran a London-based website hosted in the US that supported the Taliban and other Islamist militants.