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Saddam indictment ready within days, former aides to testify against him at trial

[JURIST] Raed Jouhi, head of the Iraqi Special Tribunal [JURIST news archive; official website], told a Saudi newspaper on Monday that the indictment against Saddam Hussein would be finished within two days, and that the trial would begin in about a month. He also said many of Saddam's former aides, facing prosecutions of their own, were cooperative in the pre-trial investigations and were willing to testify against Saddam. The first official charge [JURIST report] was filed against Saddam last Sunday. UPI has more.

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