TWO men from east London will appear in court today accused of encouraging terrorism.

Mohammed Kamal Hussain, 28, and Mohammed Ashfaqur Hemel, 31, were arrested in Essex on June 30.

Mr Hussain is charged with supporting a terrorist organisation, encouraging, and preparing acts of terrorism. Mr Hemel is charged with encouraging terrorism.

A third man was arrested with them, but released on the same day without charge.

They will appear at Westminster Magistrates Court this morning (Friday, July 14).