Saddam's Trial: Behind the Scene

Plagued by violence and courtroom antics, is a credible trial still possible? A look inside the world's most contentious courtroom

Almost four months since it opened, the trial of Saddam Hussein has been plagued by violence and the courtroom antics of Saddam and his seven co-defendants. Saddam's boycott of the court last week forced its chief judge to adjourn hearings until next week. So is a credible trial still possible? A look inside the world's most contentious courtroom. 1 - IN THE DOCK

From the start, Saddam and his co-defendants--all charged with playing a role in the 1982 massacre in Dujail, a town north of Baghdad--have disrupted the trial by questioning the court's legitimacy and accusing the judges of being pawns...

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