Keeping Saddam Company

Who are Saddam's seven co-defendants?

Saddam Hussein's seven co-defendants may be wondering how long he'll keep hogging the microphone. Like their deposed leader, each is accused of playing a role in the 1982 massacre of 148 Shi'ites after an assassination attempt against the President in the northern Iraqi town of Dujail. Prosecutors allege local Baath Party official Mohammed Azawi Ali helped arrest suspected assassins' relatives, regardless of age

Even before he became Vice President in 1991, Taha Yassin Ramadan was known as one of Saddam's top enforcers

Awad Hamed al-Bandar headed Saddam's Revolutionary Court when it issued death sentences for 148 Dujail residents in a quickie...

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