Skip to comments.Saddam Hussein's cousin, "Chemical Ali" gets another death sentence
Posted on 01/18/2010 3:03:32 AM PST by Scanian
BAGHDAD Saddam Hussein's notorious cousin "Chemical Ali" was convicted Sunday of crimes against humanity and received a death sentence for his involvement in a poison gas attack on Halabja.
Families of some victims in court cheered when the guilty verdict against Ali Hassan al-Majid was handed down in a trial over one of the worst poisonous gas attacks against civilians.
He has already received previous death sentences for atrocities committed during Saddam's rule, particularly in the government's suppression of the Kurds in the late 1980s.
Other officials in Saddam's regime received jail terms for their roles in the 1988 attack on the Kurdish town of Halabja near the Iranian border.
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Isn’t this guy dead already? I though I read a few times that he had been executed. Apparently, he has more lives than a cat.
Me too. I thought they humg him in Bashra
How many death sentences does it take??