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Britain, Not U.S., to Try Radical Cleric al-Masri

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Britain, Not U.S., to Try Radical Cleric al-Masri

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Britain, Not U.S., to Try Radical Cleric al-Masri

Britain, Not U.S., to Try Radical Cleric al-Masri

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British authorities charge radical Islamic cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri with urging followers to kill non-Muslims. The United States had wanted Britain to extradite al-Masri. Tuesday's action means that he will face charges in British courts instead. Hear NPR's Steve Inskeep and NPR's Anthony Kuhn.

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