Qatada Won’t Be Deported From U.K.

    (FILES) In this file picture taken on April 17, 2012 Radical Islamist cleric Abu Qatada sits in a car as he is driven away from a Special Immigration Appeals Hearing at the High Court in London to jail after being re-arrested.   Some of the evidence against radical cleric and terror suspect Abu Qatada is "extremely thin", a senior British judge said at the start of his appeal against extradition to Jordan on October 10, 2012. AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL MEDINA        (Photo credit should read MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/GettyImages)

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    Abu Qatada’s European vacation goes on, much to the chagrin of the British government. The radical Islamic preacher—who’s been convicted of terrorist bomb plots in Jordan—has been on British soil for years. The Special Immigration Appeals Commission ruled against deportation because it wasn’t convinced by the British government that evidence obtained through torture would not be used in the trial. Kept in prison since 2011, Abu Qatada has been referred to as a senior al Qaeda official.

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