Gitmo Military Judge Stays Trial Proceedings Until Nov. 16
The judge presiding over the military commission proceedings of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, Ramzi Binalshibh and three other detainees at Guantanmo issued a stay order today putting the cases on ice until November 16, so President Obama can decide whether he prefers to have the cases transferred to federal criminal courts.
The military had flown some family members of 9/11 victims in for the hearing. The defendants didn't appear in court which disappointed them -- and the prosecutor. The prosecutor asked they be brought from their cells but the judge refused. [More...]
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