Senior Iraqi judge kidnapped in Tikrit Holly Manges Jones at 11:23 AM ET
[JURIST] A senior judge in Iraq [JURIST news archive] has been kidnapped at gunpoint, a Salahudin provincial police colonel said Wednesday. Judge Sa'adoun Hassan al-Azzawi was kidnapped Tuesday night by gunmen while traveling in his car. Azzawi is the deputy head of the Tikrit court of appeal, and his abduction marks the third recent attack on judges by militants.
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