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What did they do in court -- Well -- did quite a bit bill and Khalid Sheikh Mohammed the mastermind of the 9/11 terror plot and four other Guantanamo Bay detainees.
Acted in total disregard of the proceedings taking place.
Trying to take control of the hearing by not cooperating.
At one point and not eleven family member -- claimed the detainees are tried to carry out Jihad in court.
The behavior of the defendants outrage relatives of 9/11 victims.
Who watched 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 dollars the defend -- ignoring the judge refusing to listen to Arabic translations.
Over their headsets.
Saying prayers during the proceedings and taking meal breaks.
Adding to the court -- spectacle.
Pentagon paid civilian defense counsel Cheryl Borman created quite a stir her 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.
-- was so many dresses.
In a way that.
Was -- -- 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 -- that of course is he saying a reasonable place to start.
Now is as there are reasonable or short or acceptable explanations of why this -- taking so long.
Well in 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.
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