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  1. Moazzam Begg has walked free from jailRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Bromsgrove Advertiser

    Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg walked free from jail today after a string of terrorist charges linked to the civil war in Syria were dramatically dropped. Asked how he felt about being released from the high security Belmarsh prison after seven months in custody, he told waiting reporters: "I wanted my day in court but I was very happy."

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  2. UK drops terror case against ex-Guantanamo inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | KMIR 6

    British prosecutors dropped terrorism charges Wednesday against a former Guantanamo Bay detainee who is a high-profile advocate for the rights of terror suspects. Moazzam Begg had been due to stand trial next week on seven counts relating to the war in Syria.

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  3. UK: Syria terror charges against Moazzam Begg droppedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | KFVS12

    Prosecutors in the UK dropped charges against former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg days before he was due to go on trial on charges of attending a terrorist training camp in Syria. Activists say Islamic State militants have beheaded nine Kurdish fighters, including three women, captured in clashes near the Syria-Turkey border.

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  4. Terror charges dropped against ex-Guantanamo detainee Moazzam BeggRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Russia Taday

    British prosecutors have dropped seven terrorism charges against Moazzam Begg a week before he was due to go on trial. Begg is a former Guantanamo Bay detainee and an advocate for the rights of terror suspects.

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  5. UK drops terrorism case for ex-Guantanamo inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This is a Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009 file photo of former Guatanamo detainee Moazzam Begg, who was released in 2005, as he speaks during a session of the Convention Modern Liberty at the Institute of Education in London. British prosecutors Wednesday Oct. 1, 2014 dropped terrorism charges against a former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg who is a high-profile advocate for the rights of terror suspects.

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  6. Moazzam Begg leaves prison after terror charges droppedRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | ITV

    Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg has walked out of Belmarsh prison in south-east London after the Crown Prosecution Service dropped a string of terrorist charges linked to the civil war in Syria. Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg has walked out of Belmarsh prison in south-east London after the Crown Prosecution Service dropped a string of terrorist charges linked to the civil war in Syria.

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  7. Former Guantanamo detainee walks free in LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | RTE.ie

    Born in Britain, Moazzam Begg fought in Bosnia in the 1990s and moved with his family to Afghanistan in 2001 British prosecutors have dropped seven terror charges against former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg relating to the conflict in Syria. The 45-year-old has been in custody since March awaiting a trial, which was due to start on Monday, but has now walked out of Belmarsh prison in south east London.

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  8. Car crush officer returns to workRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... as they are no longer going to be tested in court." Moazzam Begg was held in the US-run military prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba for nearly three years from 2002 and was never charged with any offence. He is a British citizen who moved to ...

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  9. U.K. Police Drop Begg ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg, one of the U.K.'s most high-profile Muslim activists, has been released from jail after British police dropped terrorism charges against him for lack of evidence.

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  10. Moazzam Begg Syria Terror Char...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Clyde 2

    Seven terror charges against ex-Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg linked to the civil war in Syria have been dropped. Seven terror charges against ex-Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg linked to the civil war in Syria have been dropped.

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  11. No charges for ex-Gitmo prisonerRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CNN

    British authorities dropped charges against high-profile former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg on Wednesday, days before he was due to go on trial on charges of attending a terrorist training camp in Syria. Begg, from Birmingham in the English Midlands, will now be freed from prison, where he has been held since March, a West Midlands Police statement said.

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  12. Ex-Gitmo man's terror case dropped in UKRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    STUDENT leaders of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong warned they will step up their actions, including occupying several important government buildings. BRITISH prosecutors have dropped terrorism charges against a former Guantanamo Bay detainee who is a high-profile advocate for the rights of terror suspects.

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  13. UK drops charges against ex-Guantanamo inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    Moazzam Begg, a former Guantanamo Bay detainee, has been released from prison after UK prosecutors dropped seven terrorism-related charges against him linked to the conflict in Syria. Begg, 45, was among four people arrested in February under suspicion of allegations including that he had attended a "terrorist" training camp in Syria.

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  14. What Will Happen to Secret Prisoners at Bagram as US Withdraws More Forces from Afghanistan?Read the original story

    Yesterday | Fire Dog Lake

    ... to resolve." The administration is considering transferring the prisoners to the US court system or possibly Guantanamo Bay. "If someone has committed a crime overseas that could be a crime also in the United States, a detainee could be transferred ...

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  15. CDC director: 'We will stop Ebola in its tracks'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KCTV5

    British prosecutors dropped terrorism charges Wednesday against a former Guantanamo Bay detainee who is a high-profile advocate for the rights of terror suspects. British prosecutors dropped terrorism charges Wednesday against a former Guantanamo Bay detainee who is a high-profile advocate for the rights of terror suspects.

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  16. Moazzam Begg terror charges droppedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

    Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg will walk free from prison after prosecutors dropped seven terror charges against him linked to the civil war in Syria. The 45-year-old appeared before the Old Bailey via video link from high security Belmarsh prison when Mr Justice Wilkie formally acquitted him of all charges.

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  17. UK drops terrorism case for ex-Guantanamo...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    British prosecutors have dropped terrorism charges against a former Guantanamo Bay detainee who is a high-profile advocate for the rights of terror suspects. On Wednesday, a judge at London's Central Criminal Court acquitted him of all charges after prosecutors said new evidence meant "there is no longer a realistic prospect of conviction in this case."

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  18. Obama goal of Gitmo closure stalled at PentagonRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Deseret News

    In this March 29, 2010 photo, reviewed by the U.S. military, a Guantanamo guard keeps watch from a tower overlooking the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba. The transfer of prisoners out of Guantanamo Bay has ground to a halt amid a slow Pentagon approval process.

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  19. The days before Midlands gridlockRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | BBC News

    ... a purpose connected to terrorism and terrorist funding. The case was dropped today at the Old Bailey . Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg today had seven terror charges connected with the civil war in Syria dropped at the Old Bailey. A ...

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  20. Obama Administration Wants to Hide Gitmo Force-Feed Trial From PublicRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    The Obama administration's Justice Department is trying to keep a trial about force-feeding at Guantanamo Bay out of the public eye. Justice Department lawyers filed the motion at the U.S. District Court in Washington on Friday.

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