(Reuters) Saddam Hussein executed December 30, 2006Posted by elizabethwong in Current Affairs, Human Rights, International, Note2Self.
Saddam Hussein hanged, says Al Hurra TV station
BAGHDAD (Reuters) – U.S.-backed Iraqi television station Al Hurra said Saddam Hussein had been executed by hanging shortly before 6 a.m. (0300 GMT) on Saturday. […]
This has been confirmed to BBC News by the Iraqi Deputy Foreign Minister, Labeed Abawi.
[…] Two co-defendants, Saddam Hussein’s half-brother Barzan al-Tikriti and former Iraqi chief judge Awad Hamed al-Bandar, were also executed.
All three were sentenced to death by an Iraqi court on 5 November after a year-long trial over the 1982 killings of 148 Shias in the town of Dujail. […]