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Saddam's Co-Defendants Hanged

Time : (h/t Michael) Saddam Hussein's half brother and the former head of Iraq's Revolutionary Court were both hanged before dawn Monday, Pro

Time : (h/t Michael)

Saddam Hussein's half brother and the former head of Iraq's Revolutionary Court were both hanged before dawn Monday, Prosecutor Munqith al-Faroon said, two weeks and two days after the former Iraqi dictator was executed in a chaotic scene that has drawn worldwide criticism.

Barzan Ibrahim, Saddam's half brother and former intelligence chief, and Awad Hamed al-Bandar head of Iraq's Revolutionary Court, had been found guilty along with Saddam in the killing of 148 Shiite Muslims after a 1982 assassination attempt on the former leader in the town of Dujail north of Baghdad.

"[The government] called us before dawn and told us to send someone. I sent a judge to witness the execution and it happened," al-Faroon said.


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