Pandemic delays start of 9/11 trial past 20th anniversary of attacks

Due to COVID-19 issues, the September 11 trial at Guantánamo Bay has been delayed again, with jury selection now set to begin on November 7, 2021 at the earliest.

Already dealing with a slew of obscure procedures, changes of judges, a difficult location, cultural and language differences, classified evidence, and other difficulties, those associated with the trial now have more to cope with, after 8 years of

U.S. Army Colonel Douglas K. Watkins, the current judge, announced the new delay recently, reports Carol Rosenberg for the New York Times.

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