FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — A war-crimes judge at Guantanamo Bay is pondering the way forward for five detainees accused in the Sept. 11 attacks after ordering a separate trial for one of them.
The tribunal reconvenes Wednesday afternoon at the U.S. naval base in Cuba for more proceedings involving Ramzi Binalshibh.READ MORE: Baltimore City: Stricker Street Property Owed $50K, Put Up For Tax Sale 4 Times
Army Col. James Pohl severed Binalshibh’s case from those of four co-defendants last month amid concerns that issues, including questions about his mental health, would unduly delay progress on the larger case.READ MORE: Harbaugh And Ravens Reportedly Nearing Contract Extension
Prosecutors have asked Pohl to reconsider his severance order. They say the issues peculiar to Binalshibh can be resolved in a timely fashion without trying him separately.
The hearing is being shown on closed-circuit video at Fort Meade, near Baltimore.MORE NEWS: Anne Arundel County Mask Mandate Remains In Effect After Judge Rules Against Injunction
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