Abu Hamza al-Masri
Abu Hamza al-Masri is also known as Mustafa Kamel Mustafa. He was jailed in Britain in 2004 for instigating acts of terrorism. He was extradited to the USA on October 5, 2012. He faced charges of supporting al-Qaeda, aiding kidnappings and plotting to open terrorist training camps in the USA. A federal jury in Manhattan found him guilty of eleven terrorism charges in 2014. He got sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole in January 2015. He was born on April 15, 1958 in Alexandria Egypt. He immigrated to Britain in 1979 as a student in civil engineering. In the 1990s he fought along side Muslims against Serbs and Croats in Bosnia. He lost both hands and an eye in an explosion in Afghanistan during the Soviet occupation.