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Two Britons face terror charges in Morocco

Two British men, including one with known Islamist militant links, face terrorism charges after their arrest in Morocco, it emerged yesterday. Under Morocco’s new anti-terrorism law, the maximum sentence is death. Abdelatis Merroun, who also has a Moroccan passport, was detained in connection with al-Qaida-linked bombings in Casablanca on May 16 which killed 44 people. The second Briton, Perry Jensen, 41, from London, faces charges of belonging to a criminal gang and of “immorality”, a reference to allegations that he has two Moroccan wives, one living in Britain and a second in Morocco. Their arrests were confirmed to the Foreign Office in London on Tuesday, six weeks after the men were reported missing. Full Story

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