On 26 September, the High Court convicted 18 persons and acquitted 6, in a trial on terrorism-related offences. One of the accused, Imad Yarkas, found guilty of conspiracy with the 9/11 hijackers and of heading a terrorist organization, was sentenced to 27 years’ imprisonment. Media groups expressed concern about the evidence used against another accused, Al-Jazeera journalist Taysir Allouni, sentenced to seven years for collaborating with a terrorist group.

Judgment (S) NGO Statement (E)

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