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Case Coverage: 9/11 Case

2/16 Session: The “My Lawyer is My Enemy” Edition

It’s a new year—the final one of the Obama administration—and we’re back at Guantanamo still working, as the Military Commission convened to try five of the 9/11 conspirators resumes pre-trial sessions.

You remember our rogue’s gallery of defendants—Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, Walid bin Attash, Ramzi Binalshibh, Ali Abdul Aziz Ali, and Mustafa al Hawsawi—stand accused of plotting the attacks of September 11th, which killed nearly 3,000 people.

Case Coverage: 9/11 Case

Yesterday at Guantanamo, 10/22 Session: Time to Sign the MOU--Or Is It?

The Guantanamo detainees on trial for orchestrating the September 11th attacks returned to court on Thursday for continued pre-trial proceedings. Wednesday’s hearing was cancelled so that the court’s Arabic translators could spend their time translating detailed advice for Walid Bin Attash in response to his request to represent himself. Now, with that task completed, the translators are back in court and proceedings continue.

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