Cut! Print! “Terror director Briton given life,” from the BBC, December 19 (thanks to all who sent this in):
A British man who became the first al-Qaeda suspect convicted in the UK of directing terrorism has been sentenced to life in jail.
Rangzieb Ahmed, 33, was found guilty of the offence on Thursday following a trial at Manchester Crown Court.
The judge described him as an “extremely dangerous man”.
Ahmed was also found guilty of being a member of terror group al-Qaeda, along with Habib Ahmed, who was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment.
Habib, 29, was given nine years for being a member of the terror group and an additional year for possessing a document for terror-related purposes. […]
A member of the public gallery shouted, “Jannah (paradise) is yours” as Habib was led to the cells, while another said, “He is innocent”….