December 3, 2010
by Dwyer Arce
On December 3, 2006, the defense team for Saddam Hussein formally appealed his death sentence for crimes against humanity committed in the town of Dujail in 1982. Saddam chief counsel Khalil al-Dulaimi reiterated past accusations that the court had "deliberately and intentionally wasted and ...[read more]
January 11, 2007
by Gabriel Haboubi
In his final will, dictated to his principal Iraqi defense counsel Khalil al-Dulaimi 24 hours before his December 30 execution, former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein instructed his legal team to stop all appeals, saying that his impending execution was the work of US and Iranian collaboration. The ...[read more]
December 29, 2006
by Bernard Hibbitts
The top Iraqi defense lawyer for Saddam Hussein said Friday that US authorities have asked the defense team to pick up Hussein's personal belongings in preparation for a reportedly-imminent transfer of the ousted Iraqi president to Iraqi officials for execution. Khalil al-Dulaimi told AP, ...[read more]
December 3, 2006
by Caitlin Price
The defense team for Saddam Hussein Sunday formally appealed his death sentence for crimes against humanity committed in the town of Dujail in 1982. The November 5 condemnation to death by hanging was automatically appealable to a nine-judge Appeals Chamber set up under the statute of the Iraqi ...[read more]
November 16, 2006
by Katerina Ossenova
Khalil al-Dulaimi, chief defense counsel for Saddam Hussein, said Wednesday that the Iraqi High Tribunal is obstructing his efforts to appeal Hussein's death sentence for crimes against humanity committed in the Iraqi town of Dujail. Dulaimi reiterated complaints that the trial did not adhere... ...[read more]
October 30, 2006
by Joshua Pantesco
Khalil al-Dulaimi, chief defense counsel for Saddam Hussein, appeared in court Monday, presented 12 demands to the judge to be satisfied to end the ongoing defense team boycott, and stormed out of court after the presiding judge told him that Arab and foreign lawyers may only appear as advisors ...[read more]
July 12, 2006
by Tom Henry
The US military revealed Wednesday that Saddam Hussein and three of his co-defendants are five days into a hunger strike in protest of trial court procedures and the killings of three of their defense lawyers, which they believe occurred because of inadequate security provided by US forces. ...[read more]
July 11, 2006
by Joe Shaulis
A group of Sunni legislators known as the Iraqi Accordance Front announced plans Tuesday to end their boycott of the Iraqi parliament after Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr called for unity. Members of the Front- the largest Sunni bloc, holding 44 of the 275 seats in the National Assembly- will ...[read more]
July 10, 2006
by Jaime Jansen
Saddam Hussein, along with several co-defendants and defense lawyers, boycotted trial proceedings Monday at the Iraq High Tribunal as the defense was scheduled to begin closing arguments. The court did hear from a lawyer for defendant Ali Dayih Ali, but Hussein sent a letter to the court saying... ...[read more]
June 25, 2006
by Brett Murphy
Saddam Hussein knows that a death sentence awaits him at the end of his trial {JURIST news archive] before the Iraqi High Tribunal for alleged crimes against humanity, but his lawyer says Hussein believes the US will use his sentence as leverage to persuade him to end the Sunni insurgency and to... ...[read more]

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