Briton jailed for Taliban support
Judge Hall said Ahmad helped enable bin Laden to be protected when he was plotting the September 11 attacks by supporting the Taliban. But she said Ahmad had no knowledge of the plot and there was no evidence he supported bin Laden's al Qaida terrorist group.
Ahmad's attorney has said he publicly condemned the September 11 attacks. Ahmad told the judge he supported the Taliban because it was under attack, not because he supported bin Laden or al Qaida.