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BREAKING NEWS ~ Saddam lawyer kidnapped in Baghdad

[JURIST] Sky News is reporting that Saadoun Janabi, a member of the legal defense team for Saddam Hussein [JURIST news archive], has been kidnapped in Baghdad.

4:07 PM ET - Reuters is now reporting the kidnapping victim, also identified by police as Saadoun Dulaimi, is actually a defense lawyer for former Iraqi judge Awad al-Bander, who is one of Hussein's co-defendants.

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