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.

HUSSEIN FOUND GUILTY OF CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY – Los Angeles Times:

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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Fox News: Saddam Hussein Sentenced to Die for Crimes Against Humanity
CNN: Saddam Hussein sentenced to death by hanging


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Posted on November 5, 2006, in News and politics. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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