The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France, ruled today that Britain can legally deport five suspects wanted in the United States on charges of terrorism. The ruling came despite an argument from European attorneys that prison conditions in the U.S. are inhumane for terror suspects and convicts. The decision relates to suspects indicted in the United States between 1999 and 2006. One of the most high profile suspects is the radical cleric, Abu Hamza al-Masri. He's the the former preacher of the Finsbury Park mosque in north London. John Burns is the London bureau chief for The New York Times.
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