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Notable international terrorist cases in 2013

Published date: 31 Dec 2013

10 June 2013
Six West Midlands men were jailed for over 18 years each after pleading guilty to terrorist charges. They admitted an attempt to carry out an attack on an English Defence League rally on 30 June 2012.

26 April 2013
Eleven men from Birmingham were sentenced to terms of imprisonment ranging from 40 months to life for their involvement in a major terrorist plot. They had planned to carry out suicide bomb attacks on a bigger scale than the 7/7 attacks in London in 2005.

25 April 2013
Three London men (Richard Dart, Imran Mahmood and Jahangir Alom) were jailed for a total of over 20 years after pleading guilty to engaging in conduct in preparation for acts of terrorism.

18 April 2013
Four men from Luton (Zahid Iqbal, Mohammed Sharfaz Ahmed, Umar Arshad, and Syed Farhan Hussain ) were given lengthy jail sentences for engaging in conduct and preparation for acts of terrorism. The men had planned to carry out terrorist attacks in Luton and elsewhere with improvised explosive devices to be made using instructions from an Al Qaida magazine.

 

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