Swiss compensate Muslim by US of al-Qaeda links

A Swiss court awarded 5,950 Swiss francs ($4,845) in compensation to a Muslim businessman

investigated for a time because of US allegations of al-Qaeda links, the court said Tuesday.


But court costs owed by Youssef M. Nada exceed the award, said the Federal Criminal Court, Switzerland's highest criminal tribunal. It found no justification for the more than 27 million francs (US$22 million) sought by Nada, the 76-year-old founder of the now-defunct Al Taqwa Management Organization who sued the Swiss government for financial damages resulting from a 3 1/2-year investigation that was

dropped in 2005. (AP)


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