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Guilty verdict for Abu Hamza

Radical cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri is convicted of terrorism charges in New York Monday, following a four-week trial that shined a spotlight on the preacher's controversial anti-Western statements. After deliberating for less than two days, the jury found the 56-year old guilty on all 11 counts he faced. Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara says the verdict proves that the U.S. justice system can handle high-profile terrorism trials. (SOUNDBITE) (English) PREET BHARARA, U.S. ATTORNEY FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK, SAYING: "Abu Hamza as the trial showed, attempted to portray himself as a preacher of faith, but he was instead, a trainer of terrorists, that has now been proven in an American court beyond a reasonable doubt." Prosecutors had charged the one-eyed, handless imam with providing a satellite phone and advice to Yemeni militants who kidnapped Western tourists in 1998, an operation that led to the deaths of four hostages. Many of his wo

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