Tuesday, February 28, 2006

Saddam Hussein's trial resumed today

(Will update through the day...)
>>> posted 6:20am CST- The Norman Transcript
... Saddam Hussein's trial resumed today with his defense lawyers showing up and ending their month long boycott of his trial... even though the Judge rejected their demands that he (the Judge,) step down. Today’s session will include the reading of testimony by six witnesses and the presentation of more documentary evidence...
Saddam's Lawyers End Boycott of Trial

>>> posted 10:30am CST- Guardian.co.uk
... The chief prosecutor, Jaafar al-Moussawi, presented a series of documents concerning the execution of more than 140 Shias from Dujail in a crackdown launched after an attempt on Saddam's life in 1982. After two hours of hearing evidence, the court has adjourned until tomorrow...
Saddam trial hears of execution orders

>>> posted 8:30pm CST- MercuryNews.com
... Prosecutors in Saddam Hussein's trial on Tuesday presented documents for the first time linking the former dictator directly to the executions of 148 people...
Prosecutors link Saddam directly to 148 killings

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