Italy court sentences Abu Omar to six years in prison: sources

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Posted: Dec 06, 2013 5:22 AM
Italy court sentences Abu Omar to six years in prison: sources

MILAN (Reuters) - An Italian court sentenced Egyptian Muslim cleric Abu Omar to six years in prison on charges of international terrorism, legal sources said on Friday.

Omar, who was abducted and secretly flown to Egypt for interrogation under the U.S. "extraordinary rendition" program, has been tried in absentia.

(Reporting by Sara Rossi, writing by Agnieszka Flak; Editing by Lisa Jucca)