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There is growing outrage today over the long awaited trial of the five accused 9/11 terrorists at -- It was a chaotic hearing over the weekend was supposed to last a few hours it went thirteen hours after self proclaimed 9/11 mastermind.
Khalid Sheikh Mohamed and four co conspirators.
Stole all those proceedings at every turn.
Kelly writes watching this at a Washington this morning what did they do in court -- While it -- quite a bit -- Khalid Sheikh Mohammed the mastermind of the 9/11 terror plot and four other Guantanamo Bay detainees.
Acted in total disregard the proceedings taking place.
Trying to take control of a hearing by not cooperating at one point and not eleven family member -- -- the detainees -- tried to carry out Jihad in court.
The behavior of the defendants outrage relatives of 9/11 victims who watch the proceedings on closed circuit TV from military installations around the US.
The arraignment hearing should have taken just a couple of hours.
Instead it lasted for thirteen hours the defendants ignoring the judge refusing to listen to Arabic translations.
Over their -- sets.
Saying prayers during the proceedings and taking meal breaks.
Adding to the courtroom spectacle.
Pentagon paid civilian defense counsel Cheryl Borman created quite a server self.
Over her decision to Wear traditional Muslim garb in the courtroom she defended her decision telling the court it is the appropriate clothing for the proceedings.
There was somebody dresses.
In a way that.
-- in keeping with my clients.
Meantime the government states -- trial should proceed this August 1 however one of the defense attorneys.
Has set a tentative trial date should be set for May 2013.
That's of that of course is he saying a reasonable place to start.
Now is that -- very reasonable or short or acceptable explanation as to why this -- taking so long.
Well chief prosecutor army brigadier general mark Martin's I think says it's -- is going to take -- for the case goes to trial.
He has hundreds of motions to prepare for the case himself.
Adding that every one of course is frustrated by the delay.
Kelly right in Washington in the next.
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