February 12, 2007
by Andrew Wood
Giovanni Di Stefano: The decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit in the recent case of Shawqi Omar confirms the submissions we made in the cases of Saddam Hussein, Barzan Al Tikriti and Awwad Al Bandar; namely that the US government cannot use the question of jurisdi... ...[read more]
January 25, 2007
by Andrew Wood
Giovanni Di Stefano: In the first proper legal ruling of the Iraqi High Tribunal the Court has decided to adjourn the case of my client Taha Ramadan not only based upon the submissions filed but because as a matter of law no defence lawyer had 'legally' been notified of the hearing. U... ...[read more]
January 16, 2007
by Holly Manges Jones
Iraqi Vice President Tariq al-Hashemi said Tuesday that he was taken by surprise by the hangings Monday of former Saddam Hussein-era Revolutionary Court judge Awad Hamed al-Bandar and former Iraqi intelligence chief Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti, sentenced to death with Hussein in November in ...[read more]
January 15, 2007
by Andrew Wood
Curtis Doebbler: The United States and Iraqi government carried out the summary, arbitrary and extra-judicial executions of Mr. Barzan al-Tikriti and Judge Awad Hamad al-Bandar. The executions were carried out in violations of international law and constitute a violation of the right to life... ...[read more]
January 15, 2007
by Bernard Hibbitts
Former Saddam-era Revolutionary Court judge Awad Hamed al-Bandar and former Iraqi intelligence chief Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti, sentenced to death with Saddam Hussein in November in connection with crimes against humanity committed in the town of Dujail in 1982, were executed before dawn Monday ...[read more]
January 15, 2007
by Bernard Hibbitts
Giovanni Di Stefano: On the 3rd January 2007 I saw both Judge Al Bandar and Barzan Al Tikriti at Camp Cropper. On the 5th January 2007 I duly presented to the Iraqi High Tribunal a motion in accordance with para. 266 of the Law on Criminal Proceedings With Amendments Number 23 of 1971 which p... ...[read more]
January 10, 2007
by Jeannie Shawl
Iraqi President Jalal Talabani said Wednesday that the execution of two co-defendants of Saddam Hussein should be delayed to see what the circumstances are, without offering any further explanation. Awad Hamed al-Bandar, former chief judge of Iraq's Saddam Hussein-era Revolutionary... ...[read more]
January 9, 2007
by Jeannie Shawl
Lawyers for Awad Hamed al-Bandar, former chief judge of Iraq's Saddam Hussein-era Revolutionary Court, and former Iraqi intelligence chief Barzan Ibrahim al Tikriti, the two Saddam Hussein co-defendants sentenced to death alongside Hussein for crimes committed in the Iraqi village of Dujail in... ...[read more]
January 8, 2007
by Alexis Unkovic
Human Rights Watch (HRW) urged the Iraqi government on Monday not to carry out the anticipated executions of two of Saddam Hussein's co-defendants, saying that if the executions are carried out, they will further demonstrate Iraq's disregard for human rights and the rule of law in the wake o... ...[read more]
January 7, 2007
by Michael Sung
An Iraqi government spokesman said Sunday that the execution orders for two of Saddam Hussein's co-defendants, former chief judge of Iraq's Hussein-era Revolutionary Court Awad Hamed al-Bandar and former Iraqi intelligence chief Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti, have been signed and will be carrie... ...[read more]

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