Trial Begins Against Belgian Terror Suspects

September 29, 2014 7:28 PM

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Trial Begins Against Belgian Terror Suspects

Belgian prosecutors have begun one of the country's biggest-ever terrorism trial, accusing 46 men of being members of a terrorist organization, Sharia4Belgium, that indoctrinated young men to fight in Syria.

Nine of those charged were present in an Antwerp court on Monday, including alleged leader Fouad Belkacem. Others are thought to be fighting in Syria, with many possibly having died in the country's civil war.

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