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Algerian-born Irish citizen extradited to US on terror charges
Ali Charaf Damache arrested in Spain after High Court refused his surrender in 2015


From the Irish Times

An Algerian born Irish citizen accused by the United States of conspiring to support terrorists made an initial appearance in a federal court in Philadelphia on Friday following his extradition from Spain, the US justice department has said.

Ali Charaf Damache, with a last address at High Street, Waterford, was indicted in 2011 in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on one count of conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists and one count of attempted identity theft to facilitate an act of international terrorism.

Damache is accused of conspiring with Colleen LaRose, a Pennsylvania woman known as Jihad Jane, to recruit people to carry out terror attacks in Europe and Asia.
In 2011 LaRose pleaded guilty in a US court of conspiring with Damache to try to kill Swedish artist Lars Vilks, whose depiction of the Prophet Mohammed with a dog’s body sparked Muslim protests.

Damache (51), also known by the online username Black Flag, was arrested in 2010 in Ireland, where he had lived for a decade.

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/cri...-extradited-to-us-on-terror-charges-1.3163954

 
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