Muslim in B.C. pleads not guilty to four terrorism-related charges

VANCOUVER — A British Columbia man charged with four terrorism-related offences over accusations that he posted Islamic State propaganda online was openly passionate about his views, says an RCMP officer who confronted the man about his Internet activity.

Othman Hamdan pleaded not guilty on Monday to encouraging the commission of murder, assault and mischief, all for terrorist purposes. He also pleaded not guilty to inducing and instructing someone to carry out a terrorist act, whether directly or indirectly.

And…I regret what I’ve done’: Manitoba teen charged in terrorism case

Chilling details of a Manitoba teen’s support for the terrorist group ISIS were heard in a Brandon courtroom Tuesday morning.

The teen is charged with a terrorism offence. In September, the teen pleaded guilty in Winnipeg to a charge of counselling the commission of an indictable offence for the benefit of, at the direction of or in association with a terrorist group.

Chief Federal Prosecutor for the Public Prosecution Service of Canada, Ian Mahon, outlined what led to the arrest of the the teen.

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