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Judge: Saddam Trial Could Begin Next Month

Saddam Hussein could go on trial as early as next month for his alleged role in a massacre 23 years ago, a top judge said Wednesday. He said the ousted dictator could face the death penalty. Raid Juhi, chief judge of the Iraq Special Tribunal, said the investigation into the July 8, 1982 massacre in Dujail, a predominantly Shiite village 50 miles north of Baghdad, is complete. Juhi said four other former senior officials would stand trial in the Dujail massacre, in which Saddam’s security agents allegedly shot dead at least 50 people after a plot to assassinate him was uncovered. Full Story

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