9/11 Justice News
9/11 Community Calls for Congressional Hearing and Sanctions
“. . . no country in the world over the last 40 years has been more responsible for the murder of more Americans (on U.S. soil) than Saudi Arabia,” says the letter to Congress. “We are confident that such a hearing will demonstrate the appropriateness and need for economic, military, and political sanctions imposed on Saudi Arabia.”
Letter to President Biden and U.S. Secretary of State Blinken
Ahead of the anticipated U.S./Saudi meeting, nearly 2000 9/11 family members have written a letter urging President Biden to designate Saudi Arabia a State Sponsor of Terrorism.
FBI document Dated July 23, 2021 Released per President Biden's Executive Order
The FBI document that was dated 07/23/2021 and released in March of 2022 per President Biden's Executive Order summarizes the connections between the 9/11 investigation and elements affiliated with the Saudi Arabian government in the U.S.
Justice Department pledges to review evidence related to 9/11 attacks ahead of 20th anniversary, but families call for further action
The Justice Department said Monday that it is reviewing evidence related to the 9/11 terrorist attacks, amid pressure from families of hundreds of victims who have pressed for more information on the role that may have been played by Saudi Arabia.
9/11 families tell Biden to stay away from memorial service if he doesn't authorize release of records related to attacks
More than 1,600 people affected by the September 11 attacks are asking President Joe Biden to refrain from coming to Ground Zero to mark the 20th anniversary of the event unless he releases documents and information related to the attacks, according to a letter released by the group.
U.S. Signals It Will Release Some Still-Secret Files on Saudi Arabia and 9/11
The F.B.I. said it would review some long-classified documents for possible disclosure, a decision that followed a push by families of the attacks’ victims.
9/11 families deserve to know the truth
As the nation approaches the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, families of the victims — people who have suffered grievous losses — have one last request. They want answers — answers about the possible role of Saudi Arabia, answers still locked in government vaults.
US to review 9/11 records with eye toward making more public
The Justice Department said Monday that it would work toward providing families of 9/11 victims with more information about the run-up to the attacks as part of a federal lawsuit that aims to hold the Saudi government accountable.
9/11 families to President Biden: Don't come to our memorial events
Nearly 1,800 Americans directly affected by the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks are opposing President Joe Biden’s participation in any memorial events this year unless he upholds his pledge to declassify U.S. government evidence that they believe may show a link between Saudi Arabian leaders and the attacks.
Bipartisan Congressional Letter to Attorney General Garland Requests Review of “States Secrets Privilege” Used by DOJ
On May 11, 2021, a bipartisan group of 22 members of Congress sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland requesting review of the decision by the Department of Justice under the Trump Administration to assert the so-called “state secrets privilege” in litigation brought by victims of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.