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Britain drops terror charges against former Guantanamo inmate
Britain drops terror charges against former Guantanamo inmate

British prosecutors dropped terrorism-related charges against former Guantanamo detainee Moazzam Begg on Wednesday, days before his trial was scheduled to begin. Begg, a Briton of Pakistani descent, was arrested in February and charged with seven counts of providing terrorist training at a camp in Syria during a trip from 2012 to 2013 and with funding terrorism by supplying an electricity generator. He admitted attending training camps in Syria but said the visit was for humanitarian purposes. At the pretrial hearing on Wednesday, the Crown Prosecution Service offered no evidence after prosecutors said they had received new information that compromised their case. They did not...

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