Italy court convicts former Guantanamo detainee

[JURIST] An Italian court on Monday convicted former Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive] detainee Mohamed Ben Riadh Nasri [NYT materials] on terror charges and sentenced the Tunisian man to six years in prison. Prosecutors accused Nasri of working for a terror group [AP report] associated with al Qaeda while living in Milan in the 1990s. The US transferred Nasri [JURIST report], who was arrested in Afghanistan, from Guantanamo Bay to Italy in 2009 along with Abdel Ben Mabrouk [NYT materials]…

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