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Iraq’s Kurds say Saddam’s hanging robs them of justice

Sarwa Omar, a 26-year-old Iraqi Kurdish housekeeper whose father died in Kurdistan’s killing fields in the 1980s, cried tears of anger when Saddam Hussein was hanged last week. “I didn’t cry because I liked him. I cried because he didn’t get hanged for the Anfal case,” said Omar, referring to Saddam’s 1988 military campaign against ethnic Kurds in which prosecutors say 180,000 people were killed, many of them gassed. Full Story

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