The Death Penalty Problem 9/11 Trial Puts German-US Relations Under Strain

The prosecutors in the forthcoming 9/11 trials in New York will be seeking the death penalty if the five defendants are found guilty. That could pose a problem for Germany, which is supplying vital evidence for the prosecution.
Von John Goetz und Marcel Rosenbach
Ramzi Binalshibh was arrested in Pakistan in 2002 and will now face trial in New York.

Ramzi Binalshibh was arrested in Pakistan in 2002 and will now face trial in New York.

Foto: ZAHID HUSSEIN/ REUTERS
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