2 convicted of al-Qaeda membership in Germany

A German and an Austrian have been convicted of membership in al-Qaeda and sentenced to several years in prison.


Yusuf Ocak, 27, from Luebeck, Germany, was also convicted of being a founding member of the German Taliban Mujahideen and was sentenced to 9 years in prison. Maqsood Lodin, 23, an Austrian of Afghan background, was sentenced to 6 years 9 months. Both can appeal. (AP)