Quotes of the Day

Wednesday, Jan. 03, 2007

Open quoteSaddam Hussein was responsible for committing... heinous crimes. The issue of capital punishment is for each and every [U.N.] member state to decide.Close quote

  • Ban Ki-Moon
  • the new United Nations Secretary General, on his first day of work, sparking some criticism for not opposing the execution of Saddam Hussein
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