Awaiting Extradition -- and Teaching

July 28, 2009

Hassan Diab is facing extradition hearings in Canada following the decision by French authorities to charge him with a role in a bombing attack on a Paris synagogue that killed four people and wounded many others in 1980. A court hearing Monday revealed that Diab is teaching an introductory sociology course every Tuesday and Thursday at Carleton University in Ottawa, The Canadian Press reported. Diab maintains that he is innocent of the charges. Under his bail agreement, he cannot leave his house without being accompanied by one of five individuals but that requirement does not cover his time at the university.

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