Lawyers For Alleged 9/11 Plotters Demand Interrogation Docs

Law360, New York (October 25, 2013, 5:31 PM EDT) -- A team of 14 attorneys representing the five alleged conspirators of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks have asked President Barack Obama to declassify details about their clients' interrogation, saying the classification process is suppressing evidence in the case.

The lawyers for alleged co-conspirators Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, Walid Bin Attash, Ramzi bin al-Shibh, Ali Abd al-Aziz Ali and Mustafa al-Hawsawi said in an Oct. 22 letter to the president released Friday that the government is trying to conceal war crimes — namely torture — by classifying documents revealing what happened during their clients' time in the CIA's detainee interrogation program, known as the rendition, detention and interrogation (RDI)...

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