Bookseller Ahmed Faraz's family 'shocked' after terror conviction


The brother of a bookseller from Birmingham jailed for possessing and distributing material which promoted extremism has said the family were shocked to hear of him being convicted.

Ahmed Faraz, who was sentenced to three years in prison, had material including an al-Qaeda training manual, bomb-making instructions, and footage of murders.

Faraz, 32, had claimed the material was for academic research.

His brother, Razwan Faraz, said the family believed it was "a travesty of justice".

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