9/11 Defendants in Court
Five men accused of planning the September 11, 2001 attacks in the US have appeared before a military judge at the Guantanamo Bay. These men are facing charges that could lead to their execution.The five face charges include terrorism and 2,976 counts of murder each for their alleged roles planning and aiding the attacks by hijackers. If convicted, these five men could face the death penalty. Saturday's hearing is the first time the five have been in court in nearly three-and-a-half years. President Obama put their previous tribunal on hold in a failed effort to move the case to civilian court.