Saddam lawyers set to attend Nov. 28 trial session if protection provided

[JURIST] Lawyers for Saddam Hussein said Sunday they are willing to attend the next trial hearing sxheduled for November 28 if proper protection is provided for the entire defense team. Khalil Dulaimi, head of the defense, stated "[w]e are prepared to attend the trial if our demands to secure proper protection are me... We are ready to attend any moment they tell us and despite our reservations.” Earlier this month Dulaimi suspended all contacts [JURIST report] with the Iraqi Special Tribunal [official website] after two lawyers from the defense team acting for two of Hussein's co-defendants were killed. Saddam's trial [JURIST news archive] for crimes against humanity began October 19 but was adjourned after a single day. Reuters has more.



 

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