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US Sentences UK Militant Supporters

British national Babar Ahmad's been sentenced to 12 and half years by a U.S. court for supporting Muslim militants. He admitted the offence of supporting them through print and online publications in December. Prosecutors said his crime included fund raising and recruitment of fighters ahead of the September 11th attacks in 2001. The sentence includes ten years Ahmad's already served in jail. His family left court without commenting but one of his lawyers praised the judge.

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