March 30, 2011

Canada: Man Arrested on Terrorism Related Charges at Pearson International Aiport (Update: Suspect, Mohamed Hersi, former U of Toronto student)

Unnamed dude wanted to go play with al-Qaeda in Somalia (al-Shabaab)

The RCMP allege that he was planning to board a plane to Egypt, and then travel to Somalia to join the extremist Islamic organization, Al-Shabab.
His name to be released later today after formal charges have been filed.
UPDATE II: Image of Mohamed Hersi from court appearance:
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UPDATE: From the Globe and Mail:

Mohamed Hersi, 25, was arrested at Pearson International Airport Tuesday night.

The former University of Toronto sciences student stands accused of planning to participate in terrorist activities and counselling another person to do the same.

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