Germany released a convicted terrorist from prison Monday in an early release granted for good behavior.
Fritz Gelowicz confessed to leading a plot to bomb American targets in Germany in 2009 after he received training from an al-Qaida affiliate in Pakistan, reports The New York Times. The U.S. officially designates Gelowicz as a terrorist and he is on a United Nations sanctions list.
His early release from prison comes after he served about nine years of a 12-year prison sentence and was deemed eligible for release because of good behavior. Authorities determined he no longer poses a danger. The release didn’t get much attention until the terrorist’s defense lawyer, Dirk Uden, wrote about the release on his website Wednesday – READ MORE