US prosecutors to push for 9/11 trial date

Five men accused of plotting attacks have been arraigned 17 months ago, but still have no trial date.

    Five men accused of planning the 9/11 attacks in the US will be back in court this week, 17 months after the arraignment.

    It is another pre-trial hearing in a military courtroom in Guantanamo Bay, but this time prosecutors will ask the judge to start the trial on September 22, 2014.

    Al Jazeera’s Rosiland Jordan reports from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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