British paper publishes more photos of Saddam in jail as Red Cross objects

[JURIST] British tabloid The Sun published additional photos of an incarcerated Saddam Hussein in a white robe Saturday, one day after it showed a semi-clad Saddam on its front page. The International Committee of the Red Cross [official website] has said the pictures violate Saddam's right to privacy while the US military has condemned their publication [JURIST report] and ordered an investigation to determine how they were leaked to the press. The Sun said the photos were sold to them by a US military official and defends the decision to print them. Meanwhile Iraq's planning minister, Barham Salih, has said that Saddam could be facing trial before the Iraqi Special Tribunal [official website] in the next few months. AP has more.



 

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