|Hearing at Guantanamo Monday to determine competence of defendant to stand trial|
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GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba—Lawyers and the alleged 9/11 conspirators return to the war court Monday for the first time this year in a U.S. government bid to determine whether one of the accused plotters is competent to stand trial.
At the last hearings, in December, the Army judge ejected alleged conspirator Ramzi bin al Shibh four times for shouting that guards were keeping him awake at night in his cell. The prosecutor sought an evaluation on whether the 41-year-old Yemeni was competent to go to trial, stalling the proceedings.
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