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  Biocrawler:Votes for deletion/Images of Saddam Hussein - Biocrawler
Images of Saddam Hussein is for ALL images of Saddam which are not in the Saddam article, and Biocrawler:List of images is ONLY for public domain images.
Images of Saddam Hussein should be deleted and redirected to Biocrawler:List of images/People/Saddam Hussein.
Images of sheep is even mentioned on Biocrawler:Image use policy as an example of a way to use images.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Biocrawler:Votes_for_deletion/Images_of_Saddam_Hussein   (1423 words)

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The Dallas Morning News' labeling of Saddam Hussein's execution as "a just punishment" and "a victory for justice" after he had "his day in court" is disgraceful.
Saddam clearly was a brutal dictator responsible for heinous crimes.
The interviews with Iraqis whose innocent family members and friends were slaughtered by Saddam Hussein were very good, but your reporters apparently forgot to ask them what they thought about the anti-Iraq war zealots who called the removal of this prolific mass-murderer illegal and immoral.
www.wwltv.com /sharedcontent/dws/dn/opinion/points/stories/DN-3psaddam_0107edi.ART.State.Edition1.3d46112.html   (617 words)

 The Biography Channel - Saddam Hussein Biography
Saddam forced the ailing President to retire a decade later, and had himself sworn in as leader of the republic.
Although Saddam survived attempted coups in 1992 and 1993, and a major defection in 1995, UN sanctions hurt Iraq and prevented its resurgence as a power in the Gulf.
Saddam himself managed to escape and to remain in hiding for some time, but was eventually captured and put in prison pending a war crimes trial by the first democratically elected government in Iraq's history.
www.thebiographychannel.co.uk /biography_home/815:0/Saddam_Hussein.htm   (767 words)

 RTÉ News: New images of Saddam Hussein execution
New images of Saddam Hussein's execution yesterday have been released.
Saddam Hussein was buried in his home village of Awja near Tikrit in northern Iraq this morning.
Saddam Hussein's relatives, including sons Uday and Qusay, are buried in the same cemetery.
www.rte.ie /news/2006/1231/husseins.html   (273 words)

 Looking back on Saddam Hussein | openDemocracy
The complicity of Saddam with western imperialism was equally evident when, in 1975, he signed an agreement with the Shah of Iran ending the two countries’ six-year border war and closing down the exile operations and radios of their respective clients.
For some, Saddam’s invasion of Kuwait in 1990 was the final proof of his subservience to the CIA, since it provided the US with the cast-iron excuse to deploy its forces in the region and impose even stricter control on the local satraps, emirs, and sultans.
Saddam and his cronies attended these executions; members of the Ba’ath party, including students in Britain, were summoned to the London embassy to view a video of the occasion.
www.opendemocracy.net /globalization/article_1673.jsp   (3205 words)

 New Videos Show Graphic Saddam Images, Graphic Images of Saddam Hussein's Final Minutes Are Posted on Web ...
By several accounts, Saddam was calm but scornful of his captors, exchanging taunts and accusations with the crowd gathered to watch him die _ insisting that he was Iraq's savior, not its tyrant and scourge.
Saddam was taken to a former military intelligence headquarters in Baghdad's Shiite neighborhood of Kazimiyah, in northern Baghdad.
Saddam's half brother Barzan Ibrahim and Awad Hamed al-Bandar, the former chief justice of the Revolutionary Court, were originally scheduled to be hanged along with their former leader.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2006/12/31/ap/world/mainD8MBH3G80.shtml   (1176 words)

  Saddam Hussein: A life of brutality, ended by war - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Saddam's weapons of mass destruction also proved a bluff to keep the Iranians, the Syrians, the Israelis — and the Americans — at bay.
Saddam — his deputy — systematically purged key party figures, deported thousands of Shiites of Iranian origin and supervised the state takeover of Iraq's oil industry.
Saddam fled into hiding, and his sons, Uday and Qusay, were killed in a gunbattle with the Americans in Mosul in July 2003.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/iraq/2006-11-05-saddam-profile_x.htm   (1557 words)

 Saddam Hussein Executed In Iraq
Saddam Hussein were sentenced to death by an Iraqi court on 5 November after a year-long trial over the killings of 148 Shias from the town of Dujail in the 1980s.
Saddam Hussein was led up onto the gallows platform and a dark piece of cloth placed around his neck, followed by the noose.
Images of Saddam Hussein's body were also broadcast on Iraqi TV, still dressed in his overcoat and wrapped in a white sheet.
mathaba.net /MNN/www.anotheriraq.com/item/?x=547998   (997 words)

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Saddam Hussein al-Jaki, 15-year-old Yemenite youth, hangs himself after seeing pictures of former tyrant, after whom he was named.
Saddam Hussein Hamadi al-Jaki, a Yemenite youth named after the late Iraqi president was negatively impacted by the images of Saddam's hanging on the first day of Eid al-Adha, so much so that he decided to put an end to his life, and hung himself from a tree in front of his house in Yemen.
An official in the municipality of Tikrit, Saddam's birthplace, said that residents of the town announced that they intend to hold a fundraising campaign in order to build a respectable grave for Saddam that will later serve as a pilgrimage site in his birthplace Ouja, where his bones were interred.
www.ynetnews.com /articles/0,7340,L-3349022,00.html   (883 words)

 Defiant Hussein, Lashing Out at U.S., Goes on Trial - New York Times
Hussein ended the day sitting attentively in the white-railed holding pen that served as a dock, vanity dispensed with as he donned thick horn-rimmed spectacles, stroked his straggly, grey-flecked beard, pressed his forefinger pensively to his temple, and jotted penciled notes now and then on a yellow legal pad.
Hussein's lead lawyer, Khalil al-Dulaimi, led successful arguments for a lengthy adjournment to allow for the preparation of the defense against charges that the defendants conspired together, under Mr.
Hussein and the others, the court adjourned until Nov. 28, probably a relief to the judges and other Iraqi court officials - as well as the American lawyers who have acted as behind-the-scenes scriptwriters for the trial - after more than a year of planning descended into technical chaos.
www.nytimes.com /2005/10/19/international/middleeast/19cnd-saddam.html?ex=1287374400&en=7454bc107313f17e&ei=5088&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss   (908 words)

 Saddam Execution Images Shown on TV, Web - washingtonpost.com
Saddam Hussein, the architect of a ruthless dictatorship that ruled Iraq for nearly three decades, is hanged for crimes against humanity in Baghdad in the early morning of Dec. 30, 2006.
Hussein was convicted of mass murder and sentenced to death in November.
CBS News aired four separate images of Saddam's body on "The Early Show." ABC, keeping in mind the hour of the day, decided to show only a still picture of the body, one without the blood stains.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2006/12/30/AR2006123000533.html   (786 words)

 Sons Of The Father, Qusai And Odai Hussein Were Most Powerful Men In Iraq After Saddam - CBS News
Saddam Hussein's sons, Qusai and Odai, two of the most feared and powerful members of their father's regime, were killed Tuesday when U.S. forces surrounded and then stormed a villa in the northern Iraqi town of Mosul.
Odai Hussein, Saddam's murderous and erratic oldest son of Saddam Hussein, controlled propaganda in Iraq and allegedly oversaw the torture of athletes who failed to perform.
Odai, the eldest of Saddam's five children, was head of the paramilitary Fedayeen Saddam paramilitary unit, where he helped his father eliminate opponents and exert iron-fisted control over Iraq's 25 million people.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2003/07/22/iraq/main564505.shtml   (1269 words)

 Hussein, Saddam (Harpers.org)
Saddam Hussein's decision to send assassins disguised as belly dancers to kill Iraqi exiles in London was denounced by British belly dancers, who said it would undermine their business.
Saddam Hussein sent senior spies to Serbia to help Slobodan Milosevic, who lost last week's presidential election and was facing daily protests demanding that he leave office; Milosevic's wife, Mira, was said to favor fleeing the country.
Saddam Hussein was sentenced to death by hanging.
www.harpers.org /SaddamHussein.html   (4840 words)

 7.30 Report - 01/01/2007: Iraq chapter comes to an end with death of Saddam
In a pre dawn ceremony the former Iraqi President, Saddam Hussein, was buried in his home village near the northern town of Tikrit.
JOHN F. BURNS: I'm not referring now to the Iraqi High Tribunal which tried Mr Hussein in two separate cases, the first of which, the Dujail case, led to the death sentence that was carried out on Saturday.
I've watched Mr Hussein at close quarters and it seems to me that he got probably the fairest trial that the Middle East has ever seen and it's really to quibble, to cavil if you will, to say, "Well, it wasn't the kind of trial that he would have got in the Hague".
www.abc.net.au /7.30/content/2006/s1820145.htm   (1044 words)

 Images of Saddam's sons stir debate - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
BERLIN (AP) -- The U.S. decision to show graphic images of Saddam Hussein's two dead sons was criticized by European commentators and human rights groups Friday.
Newspapers across the continent yesterday published U.S.-issued photos of Odai and Qusai Hussein, their faces bloody and swollen after the brothers were trapped and killed by U.S. soldiers inside a villa in the Iraqi city of Mosul on Tuesday.
The images of the Hussein brothers dismayed some human rights groups.
www.pittsburghlive.com /x/pittsburghtrib/s_146573.html   (610 words)

 Boys apparently mimic Hussein death - The Boston Globe
The leaked videos, apparently taken by cell phone cameras, set off international outrage over the raucous scene at Hussein's execution, but some specialists are more concerned about the images of the deposed Iraqi leader dropping through the gallows floor and his body swinging at the end of a rope.
A day after Hussein's execution, a 10-year-old boy in Texas hanged himself from a bunk bed after watching a news report on the execution.
Because "some people have said Saddam is a hero and martyr and have glorified his death, this has affected children," Ramy said.
www.boston.com /news/world/middleeast/articles/2007/01/15/boys_apparently_mimick_hussein_death?mode=PF   (755 words)

 Saddam Hussein, Like Adolf Hitler, Will Live on for Millions of People
This was the occasion when Saddam drove my colleague Tony Clifton into central Baghdad in his own Range Rover and challenged him to find a single man who opposed his rule.
It's easy, looking at these images of Saddam's sadism, to have expected Iraqis to be grateful to us this week.
Last night, driving back from Saddam's home city of Tikrit, the highway was blocked by thousands of Sunni Muslims, screaming Saddam's name, brandishing his portrait, firing automatic rifles into the sky.
www.commondreams.org /views03/1217-07.htm   (999 words)

 Democracy Now! | The Hanging of Saddam Hussein: A Roundtable Discussion on International Law, the U.S. Role, the ...
As Saddam Hussein interrupts to mock al Sadr, the men tell him "go to hell." The jeering continues as the noose is placed around Hussein's neck.
In July of 2006, the prime minister indicated that Saddam Hussein's execution would follow shortly after his conviction for the crimes committed, but the verdict didn't come out until November of 2006, which indicates that clearly this was an atmosphere of prejudgment of the outcome against him.
Saddam was going through the trial for his genocidal campaign, which he named Anfal, and that trial was starting to go.
www.democracynow.org /article.pl?sid=07/01/02/1526255   (3830 words)

 News 8 Austin | 24 Hour Local News | LOCAL NEWS
The hanging came 56 days after Saddam was convicted and sentenced to death for his role in the killing of more than 100 Shiite Muslims in 1982.
Before Saddam led his people into the war with Iran that lasted through much of the 1980s, Iraq was the envy of the Arab world.
Saddam Hussein once boasted of being the "builder of modern Iraq,'' but that is not how many will remember him in death.
www.news8austin.com /content/your_news/default.asp?ArID=177120   (844 words)

 Trinicenter.com : Saddam Hussein Executed
One key reason we know Saddam's about to be executed is that he's about to be transferred from US to Iraqi custody, which tells you a lot.
The execution of former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein serves not justice, but the political purposes of the Bush administration and its Iraqi stooges.
The manner in which the execution was carried out—hurriedly, secretively, in the dark of night, in a mockery of any semblance of legal process--only underscores the lawless and reactionary character of the entire American enterprise in Iraq.
trinicenter.com /cgi-bin/selfnews/viewnews.cgi?newsid1167449585,13799,.shtml   (492 words)

The Vatican, which opposes the death penalty, was among the first voices abroad to denounce Saddam's execution Saturday, saying then that it was "tragic news," even in the case of someone guilty of grave crimes, and expressing worry that it could fuel revenge and fresh violence.
Images on Web sites and TV stations around the world showed the ousted dictator at the gallows with a noose around his neck and other images from the hanging.
The Iraqi prime minister on Tuesday ordered an investigation into Saddam's execution in a bid to learn who taunted the former dictator in his final moments and leaked a cell phone video of his death.
www.comcast.net /news/international/index.jsp?cat=INTERNATIONAL&fn=/2007/01/02/553305.html   (358 words)

 Saddam Hussein's Execution Is a War Crime - Worldpress.org
Saddam Hussein was killed before dawn, under cover of darkness, on Dec. 30.
Saddam's defense team was also only allowed two weeks, instead of 30 days, in which to read and respond to the trial judgment and when they did file an appeal against the sentence, it took the Iraqi Appeals Chamber less than 21 days to quash the appeal.
One thing that is clear is that the two parties have turned Saddam Hussein into a martyr, and doing that now, more than at any other time during the conflict in Iraq, will more actively inspire militants to fight against occupation forces as well as the present Iraqi government and any similar governments in Iraq.
www.worldpress.org /Mideast/2618.cfm   (885 words)

 Capture Created And Fabricated For Public Consumption
The persona of what I was led to believe was Saddam Hussein was a guy who would have bit any American doctor attempting to stick a tongue depressor down his throat.
It almost seems like Saddam Hussein was captured in the first hours of the Baghdad invasion, conditioned for ten months, then put into his "spider hole", to be "discovered" for our troops.
Not at all the Saddam Hussein we were led to believe was going to encompass our doom here in the United States.
www.rense.com /general45/lublic.htm   (408 words)

 Networks face quandary over Saddam execution - washingtonpost.com
CBS appeared to be the most reluctant of the networks to take the unprecedented step of broadcasting video footage of an execution on television in the United States, a country where 53 people were put to death in 2006 alone.
He said one possible scenario would be to show Saddam arriving at the gallows or being prepared for execution, followed by still photographs taken of the body after the hanging.
Saddam ruled Iraq by fear for three decades before a U.S. invasion and his conviction for crimes against humanity.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2006/12/29/AR2006122901304.html   (620 words)

 Iraq Development Program - Saddam Hussein executed
The former Iraqi leader, Saddam Hussein, has been hanged in northern Baghdad for crimes against humanity.
Iraqi state TV showed images of Saddam Hussein going to the gallows before dawn in a building his intelligence services once used for executions.
Saddam Hussein was sentenced to death by an Iraqi court on 5 November after a year-long trial over the killings of 148 Shias from the town of Dujail in the 1980s.
www.iraqdevelopmentprogram.org /idp/news/new1448.htm   (168 words)

 Saddam Hussein Sentenced to Death for Crimes Against Humanity
Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein yells at the court as a bailiff attempts to silence him as the verdict is delivered in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, Sunday Nov. 5, 2006
A visibly upset Saddam Hussein shouts "God is great" and "Long live Iraq," as the court's chief judge delivers the final verdict.
Two of Saddam's co-defendants, including his half-brother (Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti) and the former chief judge of the Revolutionary Court (Awad Hamed al-Bander) were also sentenced to death.
www.voanews.com /english/2006-11-04-voa19.cfm   (528 words)

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