January 25, 2013
Two Germans Convicted of al Qaeda Membership
Two men who met in Pakistan while training for violent jihad have been sentenced to, surprisingly, lengthy (by European standards) prison sentences:
Two suspected Al-Qaeda members were on Friday handed lengthy prison sentences by a Berlin court. One had released a video during the 2007 election campaign threatening a holy war on Germany.Watch out for the cornholes guys.
The court gave one of the pair, [Yusuf Ocak] a 27-year-old [from Luebeck, Germany], nine years in prison. His 23-year-old Austrian partner [Maqsood Lodin, of Afghan immigrant background] was handed six years and nine months.