BREAKING NEWS ~ Saddam says no return to 'unjust court'

[JURIST] As the fourth session of the Saddam Hussein trial [JURIST news archive] came to a close Tuesday, Hussein shouted at the judges that he would not return to an 'unjust court' when the Iraqi Special Tribunal [official website] reconvenes Wednesday. Hussein asked whether Chief Judge Rizgar Mohammed Amin is "deliberately hauling defendants before the trial when they are exhausted" and complained that he has been deprived of clean clothes and shower facilities. Hussein's comments came as the court was deciding whether to reconvene Wednesday after a day of testimony from prosecution witnesses [JURIST report; BBC report] in the crimes against humanity trial. AP has more.



 

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