There was a terror conviction in a Manhattan federal court today:

More from NBC New York:

An Egyptian Islamic preacher whose fiery sermons before and after 9/11 attracted extremists to his London mosque was convicted Monday in a trial that a prosecutor said should provide justice for the victims of a kidnapping in Yemen more than a decade ago.
Mustafa was accused of providing material support to terrorist organizations by enabling hostage takers in the Yemen kidnapping to speak on a satellite phone, by sending men to establish an al-Qaida training camp in Bly, Oregon, and by sending at least one man to training camps in Afghanistan.

Fox News’ Geraldo Rivera said the conviction in civil court serves as proof that Gitmo is not necessary and should be shut down, which Barack Obama promised to do years ago:

Followed by civil trials for every Gitmo inmate?



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