Iraq's 'Chemical Ali' to hang for 1988 gas attack!

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    Saddam Hussein's notorious cousin "Chemical Ali" was convicted Sunday and sentenced to hang for ordering the most infamous of his crimes, the attacks against the Kurdish town of Halabja that killed more than 5,000 people in clouds of poisonous gas.

    The fourth death sentence against Ali Hassan al-Majid for crimes against humanity serves as a reminder that victims of Saddam's atrocities remain determined to seek justice, as some politicians stoke the lingering bitterness toward the old Sunni-led regime to cement the Shiite domination that supplanted it.

    Iraq's 'Chemical Ali' to hang for 1988 gas attack - Yahoo! News

    I guess it just remains as to when.........
     
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    Never put of till tomorrow....
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    This is great news. I wish we have that kind of justice for KSM and the other defendents in NYC.
     
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    I wonder if this one will also be videoed.
     
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    Took long enough....now about those who sold him the stuff......
     
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    Go on, just for fun, wanna tell me who you want charged?

    The US?
    Britain?
    The French?
    Germans maybe?
    Yogoslavia?
    Singapore?
    The Netherlands?
    India?

    Any one else? Or is it just Bush & Cheney?
     
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    I'm wondering myself, since most who make such a statement normally have no clue as to actual fact.
     
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    The left are always very enthusiastic about seeing our own nation held up as responsible - they always seem to overlook how many nations put self interest about sanctions or ethics. It is nothing more than an obsession with destroying Bush and Cheney.
     
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    Hope execution doesn't qualify one for the 72 virgins and rivers of wine.
     
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    LAME ARGUMENT ALERT !!!!

    If I sell you a gun and you murder your next door neighbors with it, that's YOUR choice, not mine.

    Go pound sand, huh?
     

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