Pretrial Hearings Resume For Guantanamo Detainees, But Progress Could Take Years04:15
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This June 17, 2013, photo shows a sign outside the Courthouse One Expeditionary Legal Complex at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. U.S. prosecutors are asking a military judge to reconsider his decision to try one of the men accused of plotting the Sept. 11 attack apart from the other four. Prosecutors have asked Army Col. James Pohl to hear arguments on their emergency motion involving Binalshibh first thing Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, at a pretrial hearing at the Guantanamo Bay naval base in Cuba. (Bill Gorman/AP)
This June 17, 2013, photo shows a sign outside the Courthouse One Expeditionary Legal Complex at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. U.S. prosecutors are asking a military judge to reconsider his decision to try one of the men accused of plotting the Sept. 11 attack apart from the other four. Prosecutors have asked Army Col. James Pohl to hear arguments on their emergency motion involving Binalshibh first thing Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, at a pretrial hearing at the Guantanamo Bay naval base in Cuba. (Bill Gorman/AP)
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The arduous road toward a death penalty trial for five prisoners accused of plotting the Sept. 11 attacks picked up again this week in Guantanamo Bay. One of the defendants is Khalid Sheikh Mohammed.

Contention surrounding the treatment of detainees and confidential documents remain issues to be sorted out. Here & Now’s Robin Young speaks with NPR’s David Welna about the most recent court happenings at Guantanamo Bay.

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This segment aired on February 18, 2016.

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