Walid bin Attash's attorney makes her own motion to withdraw from the case, citing that invasions of attorney-client privilege, lack of access to evidence, torture, failed motion for family visitation, and more, have undermined her credibility with her client.
Latest in 9/11 trial
Pre-trial hearings in the 9/11 military commission case begin again, but abruptly stall once more on the question of whether Walid bin Attash can fire his attorneys.
We return to Guantanamo Bay for yet more testimony on the role of female guards at the detention facility. This time, testimony comes from Commander of the Joint Detention Group Colonel Heath.
We hear testimony from the current camp commander and his predecessor on the whether the order to ban female guards from transporting detainees negatively affected operational readiness or the camp's security.
Military Commissions Chief Prosecutor Mark Martins issued the following statement over the weekend in advance of this week's pre-trial hearings in the 9/11 case:
CHIEF PROSECUTOR MARK MARTINS
REMARKS AT GUANTANAMO BAY
5 DECEMBER 2015
Here is the statement from Chief Prosecutor Brig. Gen. Mark Martins at the close of a two-week series of pre-trial sessions in the military commissions case against five alledged 9/11 conspirators, United States v. Mohammad et al.
Yesterday at Guantanamo, 10/21 Session: Hearing Canceled as Translators “Can’t Do Two Things at One Time”
Camp Justice was quiet yesterday. Based on the need for translators to complete a last-minute assignment, Judge Pohl cancelled a hearing scheduled for Wednesday in the military commission trial of five Guantanamo Bay detainees accused of orchestrating the 9/11 attacks.