Saturday, 6 July 2013
Abu Qatada due to be deported to stand trial in Jordan
"Radical cleric Abu Qatada is expected to be deported to Jordan overnight to stand trial on terrorism charges. He is due to board a military plane in the UK, which will take him back to his home country, in the early hours. His deportation was approved after the UK and Jordan signed a treaty agreeing that evidence obtained through torture would not be used against him. The legal battle to deport Qatada has lasted almost 10 years and has cost the UK more than £1.7m ($2.5m)."
Abu Qatada does not represent to the muslim people of Britain but is a foreign national responsible for both atrocities abroad and for stirring up massive, unnecessary hatred and division between communities in this country. We will be glad to see him go and regret only that we cannot send the lawyers and bureaucrats with him.
Posted by _ at 11:34