Saddam Hussein’s chief lawyer today implored world leaders to prevent the United States from handing over the ousted leader to Iraqi authorities for execution, saying the former dictator should enjoy protect from his enemies as a “prisoner of war".
Thu, 28 Dec, 2006
A court in the genocide trial of Saddam Hussein heard harrowing accounts today that the former Iraqi leader’s forces beheaded a mentally-ill Kurdish man and pushed three other Kurds out of a helicopter in mid-air during a crackdown 20 years ago.
Wed, 20 Dec, 2006
A Baghdad court saw chilling videos of gassed children lying in a field and villagers fleeing clouds of white smoke as prosecutors today argued that Saddam Hussein and his regime had used chemical weapons against the Kurds of northern Iraq in the late 1980s.
Tue, 19 Dec, 2006