Lawyers for Somali man argue against his Extradition to USA in Ducth Court

Lawyers for a Somali man, Mohamud Said Omar, 44, held in the Netherland on a warrant from US Federal Court in Minneapolis, MN have argued thta he should not be extradited due to a lack of evidence of guilt.  Mr. Omar is  suspected of providing money to the Somali Islamist group al-Shabab that was used to buy guns. Around 20 youths of Somali descent are believed to have traveled to Somalia from Minnesota since 2007 to help the group, which the U.S. says has ties to al-Qaida.

His Lawyers in teh Netherlands fighting the extradition to the U.S. on terrorism charges stemming from a case in Minneapolis arguing in a Dutch court Monday he is innocent and should be released.

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