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Iraqi Court Sentences Saddam's Top Henchmen
Fox News ^ | March 11, 2009 | Fox News

Posted on 03/11/2009 10:21:18 AM PDT by re_tail20

Iraq's former deputy Prime Minister Tareq Aziz and Saddam Hussein's hatchetman "Chemical Ali" Hassan al-Majid have been sentenced to 15 years in jail for crimes against humanity.

Aziz and Majid, and six other defendants who were charged over the 1992 murders of 42 Baghdad traders, could have been sentenced to death.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: aziz; iraq; iraqijustice; saddam

1 posted on 03/11/2009 10:21:19 AM PDT by re_tail20
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To: re_tail20

Finally, Tariq Aziz gets some punishment for his crimes.


2 posted on 03/11/2009 10:21:56 AM PDT by re_tail20
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To: re_tail20

Ali has the death sentence for the chemical massacre of the Kurds of Hollabjah.


3 posted on 03/11/2009 10:22:38 AM PDT by DarthVader (Liberal Democrats are the party of EVIL whose time of judgment has come.)
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To: re_tail20

what?????????????????????

15 years? They are softening now that Obambi is in charge

They should hang both of them


4 posted on 03/11/2009 10:23:13 AM PDT by Mr. K (physically unable to proofreed (<---oops))
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To: re_tail20

I thought that “Chemical Ali” was sentenced to die at least once already.


5 posted on 03/11/2009 10:23:15 AM PDT by NY Attitude (You are responsible for your own safety until the arrival of law enforcement officers)
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To: NY Attitude
I thought that “Chemical Ali” was sentenced to die at least once already.

He was...on a different charge. Now he's got two death sentences on him.

Time to get out the rope.

6 posted on 03/11/2009 10:24:23 AM PDT by Allegra ( Never argue with an idiot. They bring you down to their level and beat you with experience.)
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To: Mr. K

Aziz is in his 70’s now and is also in bad health, so he’ll probably die in prison


7 posted on 03/11/2009 10:24:43 AM PDT by re_tail20
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To: re_tail20
15 years for mass murder. Were those judges from Kalifornia?
8 posted on 03/11/2009 10:27:53 AM PDT by fish hawk (The Golden Calf you worship will not bail you out!)
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To: re_tail20

That still does not make it right

They should get the same as Saddam

Knowing you will die next thursday is a lot different than knowing you wil die of old age


9 posted on 03/11/2009 2:08:17 PM PDT by Mr. K (physically unable to proofreed (<---oops))
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