Ramzi Binalshibh

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9/11 Defendant Alleges 'Torture': No Lunch

Ramzi bin al-Shibh demands to leave Gitmo hearing

(Newser) - A 9/11 defendant abruptly asked to leave a pre-trial hearing yesterday, alleging that there had been "problems between me and the guards on a daily basis" revolving around food. Ramzi bin al-Shibh was the only 9/11 defendant who had decided to attend the hearings; the other four had opted... More »

Tomorrow: 9/11 Case Back On at Gitmo

3 years later, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, 4 others set for arraignment

(Newser) - It's been three years since President Obama paused the case against Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other alleged planners of the 9/11 attacks. Tomorrow, the case resumes in a military tribunal at Guantanamo after efforts to move the proceedings to a civilian court failed . Things could be a little... More »

Secret CIA Interrogation Tapes Found Under Desk

Yet told the government they didn't exist

(Newser) - The CIA has tapes of confessed 9/11 plotter Ramzi Binalshibh’s interrogation in a secret prison in Morocco, even though it has twice told the government that such tapes do not exist. The tapes, two video and one audio, were found in a box under a desk at the agency,... More »

Gitmo Prisoners 'Proud' to Have Planned 9/11

Court filing describes attacks as holy offering

(Newser) - Five Guantanamo prisoners have taken full responsibility for planning 9/11 and say they're proud of the attacks, the New York Times reports. A document filed with a military commission by the five men, which may be made public today, describes the attacks as a model of Islamic action and the... More »

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