HUSSEIN FOUND GUILTY OF CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY
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Many Iraqis were jubilant when they heard that Saddam Hussein had been found guilty for crimes against humanity and sentenced to death.
baghdad – Deposed Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein was found guilty of crimes against humanity today, bringing to an end the first trial examining the alleged crimes of the former regime ? a theatrical, yearlong televised odyssey dogged by questions of legitimacy.
Hussein, 69, was sentenced to death by hanging, but capital and life sentences in Iraq are automatically appealed. The nine-judge appellate court begins hearing arguments within a month of the sentence, and could deliberate for an unlimited time – months or even years. Sentences must be carried out within a month after the final appeal is exhausted. …[Read more]
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