The group faces thousands of charges for murder, 테러, and hijacking in connection with the Sept. 11 음모, 죽인 2,977 innocent people. 이상 2,000 first responders have since died due to 9/11-related illnesses. Tens of thousands of survivors and responders were exposed to hazardous debris.
The ensuing war in Afghanistan also claimed the lives of 2,325 우리. 서비스 회원, impacting exponentially more people back home.
“그만큼 9/11 attacks have so much ripple tragedy inherited through a generation now to follow the families that survived,” said Asra Nomani, an author, 활동가, and former Wall Street Journal reporter. “And we have to remember that justice still has to be served.”
The attacks and two decades of war have scarred generations, 그녀가 말했다, with children losing parents and parents losing children.
Al Qaeda leader Usama bin Laden was killed by U.S. Navy SEALs on May 1, 2011, but the terror attacks’ alleged mastermind has yet to go to trial – even though the U.S. has had him in custody for more than 15 연령.
When Mohammed and his alleged accomplices entered a pretrial hearing Tuesday, their first court appearance in more than 500 일, they were seen smiling.
The quintet have been held at Guantanamo Bay since September 2006 after several years in clandestine CIA detention facilities following their capture.
Mohammed has also taken responsibility for killing Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, the man abducted five months after 9/11 while investigating the potential ties between the “shoe bomber” Richard Reid and a Pakistani cleric.