Islamist cleric Abu Hamza guilty on US charges

Monday 19 May 2014 20.07
The former imam of London mosque Finsbury Park faces a possible life sentence
The former imam of London mosque Finsbury Park faces a possible life sentence

Jurors in the New York trial against British hate preacher Abu Hamza have found him guilty of kidnapping and terrorism offences.

The former imam of London mosque Finsbury Park faces a possible life sentence.

He was accused of involvement in the 1998 abduction of 16 Western tourists in Yemen, of trying to set up a terrorist training camp in the United States in 1999, and of promoting "violent jihad" on a global scale.