War on Terror

"Jihad Jane" Sentenced to Ten Years in Jail Over Failed Plot to Kill Swedish Artist

Artist, who depicted Mohammed's face on a dog, says she's spent enough time, four years, in prison already


An American-born woman who calls herself Jihad Jane has been sentenced to 10 years in jail over a failed al Qaeda-linked plot to kill a Swedish artist who had depicted the Prophet Mohammad's head on a dog.

The artist, Lars Vilks, has reportedly told Reuters news agency that he believes Colleen R LaRose has spent enough time in prison and should be freed.