Canada revokes citizenship of convicted terror plotter: report

A silhouetted view of the skyline in Toronto, Ontario, is seen on July 10, 2015The Canadian government has revoked the citizenship of the convicted mastermind of a 2006 Al-Qaeda inspired plot to detonate bombs in Toronto, a newspaper reported Saturday. Zakaria Amara received a life sentence in January 2010 and is serving his time in a penitentiary in Quebec. The National Post reported that Amara was notified by letter that he is no longer a Canadian citizen and that the move is a first for the Canadian government following the taking effect of a new law.

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