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Tribunal questions Saddam half-brother

[JURIST] The Iraqi Special Tribunal (IST) [official website, English version] Wednesday questioned Sabawi Ibrahim al-Hassan [AFP report], a half-brother of Saddam Hussein, in connection with crimes committed against the Kurds in the early 1980s. The tribunal questioned Hussein himself earlier in the week [JURIST report]. Although under pressure to move forward in the case, no date has been set for a trial to start. Reuters has more.

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