Courts & Crime

May 5, 2012

Guantanamo court hearing for accused 9/11 plotters becomes a 12-hour marathon

“Why is this so hard?” the judge, Army Col. James L. Pohl, declared in exasperation afters hours in which the alleged co-conspirators refused to answer his questions and read while the proceeding took place. The hearing for the five defendants was prolonged by the insistence of one that the charges against him be read aloud and by interruptions for prayer.

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