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Conviction against bin Laden's driver quashed
Osama bin Laden's former driver and bodyguard has had his conviction quashed by a US appeals court.
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2012 04:00

Osama bin Laden's former driver and bodyguard has had his conviction quashed by a US appeals court.

Salim Hamdan was sentenced in 2008 for giving material support to terrorism - but the court said his offence did not constitute a war crime at that time.

Al Jazeera's Rosiland Jordan reports.

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