Category: Iraq’s Odious Debts

Iraqis want fair trial for Saddam by Iraqis, poll shows

(December 25, 2003) Most Iraqis consider former president Saddam Hussein a criminal for gassing his own people and attacking neighboring countries, yet they still believe he deserves a fair trial before Iraqi judges, according to poll results released Thursday in Baghdad. More than half the respondents said Saddam’s execution was the preferred outcome of any court proceeding.