Saddam trial restarts

Saddam Hussein and seven co-accused returned to court on Wednesday to face charges of crimes against humanity.

    Saddam is charged in the killings of 148 people in Dujail

    Saddam and his co-defendants are charged with the killings of 148 Shia men and teenagers after an attempt on his life in the town of Dujail in 1982. He could face hanging if found guilty.

    The ousted Iraqi president could face another trial on charges of genocide against Iraq's ethnic Kurds in the late 1980s.





    SOURCE: Reuters


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