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Men freed in Dutch 'terror' trial

A court in the Dutch city of Rotterdam has acquitted 12 men accused by prosecutors of recruiting volunteers for a holy war against the West. Two of the men were convicted for possession of false documents and were sentenced to two and four months in prison. However they too were freed on the grounds that they had already spent months in custody. Prosecutors had already ceased to press a charge of helping the enemy in time of conflict against all but two of them, downgrading it to “membership of a criminal organisation”. And the court had released four of the men. Two men were convicted on Thursday for possession of false documents, and were sentenced to two and four months in prison. Full Story

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