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Chaotic start to 9/11 hearing

The opening day of the trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, accused of masterminding the 9/11 attacks, and four other suspects at a Guantanamo Bay military court got off to a rocky start when they refused to respond to questions.

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New rule forbids the use of torture during 9/11 trials

New rules adopted by the US Congress and Barack Obama has forbidden the use of testimony obtained through cruel treatment or torture. It comes as 9/11 suspects Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and his co-defendants appear for a hearing at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

General Mark Martins, the chief prosecutor, said the commission provides many of the same protections that defendants would get in civilian court. "I'm confident that this court can achieve justice and fairness," he said.

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