Skip to comments.'Chemical Ali' executed, Iraqi government spokesman says
Posted on 01/25/2010 9:09:45 AM PST by Second Amendment First
Saddam Hussein's cousin Ali Hassan al-Majeed -- also known as Chemical Ali -- was executed Monday, an Iraqi government spokesman said.
He was hanged after having been convicted on 13 counts of killings and genocide, Ali al-Dabagh said.
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You just know Senators Durbin and Leahy will be so sad today.
Too bad he wasn’t forced to breathe the same chemicals that he used to kill the Iraqi Kurds....or was he?
Gee I sure hope the Iraqis figured out that short drop method of hanging so that it was quick and painless.....not
“Down goes Ali!!! Down goes Ali!!!! Down goes Ali!!!”
But, but, there WERE no weapons of mass destruction, were there?!?!?! sarc/off
Cue up the Allman Bros, “Tied to the Whipping Post.”
Old Ali lost his head today....Bush’s fault!
[. . .With Kurdish resistance continuing, Ali Hassan decided to break the back of the rebellion by eradicating the civilian population of the Kurdish regions. His forces embarked on a systematic campaign of mass killings, property destruction and forced population transfer (called “Arabization”) in which thousands of Kurdish villages were razed and their inhabitants either killed or deported to the south of Iraq. A decree signed by him in June 1987 stated that “Within their jurisdiction, the armed forces must kill any human being or animal present in these areas.” By 1988, some 4,000 villages had been destroyed, an estimated 180,000 Kurds had been killed and some 1.5 million had been deported. He was nicknamed Chemical Ali (”Ali Kimyawi”) by the Kurds for his role in the campaign; according to Iraqi Kurdish sources, Ali Hassan openly boasted of this nickname. Others dubbed him the “Butcher of Kurdistan”.]
Buh Bye. Somewhere, crowds of Kurds are dancing around their tents.
Too bad they didn’t release a video, the way they did with Saddam Hussein (the other Hussein). The families of his victims at least deserve a chance to see the hanging.
Do I even need to say it?
Here’s an article in the Daily Mail. I don’t know if it was separately posted here.
The video is even better when accompanied with Yakkety Sax ala The Benny Hill Show.
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