9/11 plotters disrupt their arraignment at Gitmo

The lawyer for one of the terrorists says that the outbursts at the arraignment of the 9/11 plotters was ""peaceful resistance to an unjust system" - the irony lost on the barrister as well as the defendants. Still, it appears that Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and others responsible for 9/11 will try to turn the proceedings into a circus. CNN: All five men are charged with terrorism, hijacking aircraft, conspiracy, murder in violation of the law of war, attacking civilians, attacking civilian objects, intentionally causing serious bodily injury and destruction of property in violation of the law of war. If convicted, they face the death penalty. There were so many allegations behind the charges, it took more than two hours for officers of the court just to read into the record the details of the 9/11 hijackings. Earlier, the refusal of the defendants to speak caused an issue with the court translations. Mohammed's lawyer said that his client "will decline to communicate with the...(Read Full Post)