Saddam Hussein to face 14 charges: AP report

[JURIST] According to a list obtained by the Associated Press and reported Monday, the Iraqi Special Tribunal will try former dictator Saddam Hussein on 14 charges. The list includes the seven preliminary charges [BBC backgrounder] outlined in his 2004 arraignment, and additional charges including the mortar bombardment of Kirkuk, the 1982 massacre in Dujail [Global Policy Forum backgrounder], and the 1991 drying of the southern marshes following the Shiite uprising [International Review backgrounder]. AP has more. The publicization of Monday's document follows a press report last week, later denied by the IST, that Hussein would be charged in connection with 12 cases {JURIST report].

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