UK terror suspect halts trial, threatens suicide

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January 10, 2007 15:30

 
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A terror suspect who is subject to severe restrictions on his movements launched a furious outburst in a British court Wednesday in which he threatened to take his own life. Lawyers for Mahmoud Suliman Ahmed Abu Rideh argue that the restrictions imposed on their client contravene the European Convention on Human Rights. Government attorneys contend that the measures are needed to prevent him engaging in "potentially harmful activities.". On the third day of hearings at the High Court into the legality of the so-called control orders, Abu Rideh interrupted proceedings and threatened to kill himself. Told by the judge that he would be removed from the court room unless he kept silent, Abu Rideh launched an extraordinary tirade.

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