WASHINGTON — Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, the self-described mastermind of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and four other men accused in the plot will be prosecuted in federal court in New York City, the United States attorney general announced Friday.
Profiles of Four Terror Suspects (November 14, 2009) Walid Muhammad Salih bin Attash, Ramzi Omar, also known as Ramzi Binalshibh, Ali Abd al-Aziz Ali the husband of suspected terrorist Aafia Siddiqui also on trial in NYC, Mustafa Ahmed al-Hawsawi.
But the administration will prosecute another set of high-profile detainees now being held at the military prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba — Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, who is accused of planning the 2000 bombing of the Navy destroyer Cole in Yemen, and four other detainees — before a military commission.
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. said he would seek the death penalty against the five defendants if they are found guilty in federal court. He announced those decisions in a news conference Friday at the Department of Justice. The arrangements would mean that civilian prosecutors would handle those detainees accused of the 2001 terrorist attacks, which killed nearly 3,000 people in New York, northern Virginia and Pennsylvania, while the 2000 attack against the Cole would remain within the military system, more from this source.....
GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba–The alleged mastermind of the 9/11 attacks, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, asked to be sentenced to death so he could die a martyr and lashed out at the U.S. military court trying him for war crimes. Aafia Siddiqui's husband Ammar al-Baluchi: Also known as Ali Abd al-Aziz Ali, is currently on trial with KSM and is described as Mohammed's nephew, Ammar al-Baluchi is alleged to have helped finance the 9/11 attacks by sending approximately $120,000 to the hijackers in the United States from Dubai.
Afghan drug trafficker charged with conspiracy to distribute narcotics with intent to support a terrorist organization, the Taliban and al-Qaeda, arrested Thursday October 23rd 2008. Haji Juma Khan, 54, a/k/a Abdullah or Haji Juma Khan Mohammadhasni, is among the first defendants to be prosecuted under the 2006 federal narco-terrorism statute. On Thursday, Khan was detained in Indonesia and turned over to the United States, which had sent a notice to Interpol that he was being sought, authorities said. Khan had just arrived in Jakarta on a flight from Dubai, they said. Khan's lawyer is Sabrina Shroff, she is a member of the National Lawyers Guild. The National Lawyers Guild (NLG), which is not openly communist, but has been known as a front organization for communists.
Haji Juma Khan was arrested on Thursday 10/23/08 half way around the world, on Friday 10/24/08 in New York City, National Lawyers Guild Attorney Sabrina Shroff is Khan's lawyer of record, 24 hour turn around, Al-Qaeda must have the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) on speed dial.
NEW YORK CITY CHAPTER
21 Oct 2008...An American student who became the first person extradited to the United States from Britain on terrorism charges is being subjected to inhumane prison conditions, his lawyer Sean Maher argued on Tuesday ("torture" again). Terror suspect Syed Fahad Hashmi, from Queens NY, is a member of the terrorist group al-Muhajiroun, he had been arrested in London by anti-terrorist police, June 2006 at London's Heathrow airport. Hashmi is being held at the Manhattan Detention Center New York City on four counts of providing material support to Al Qaida, his attorney is Sean Maher. Sean Maher is an attorney at a Midtown Manhattan Law office, Mr. Maher is a member of the National Lawyers Guild.