Kurd survivor testifies as Saddam genocide trial continues Brett Murphy at 1:32 PM ET
[JURIST] A Kurdish witness testifying Tuesday in the resumed [JURIST report] genocide trial of Saddam Hussein [JURIST news archive] described how Iraqi troops bombed his village outside the Kurdish city of Sulaimaniya in 1988 and of how he fled to Iran with relatives, but lost his mother and two sisters, whose identity cards were found in 2004 in a mass grave, along the way. Saddam defended the so-called Anfal campaign, declaring at one point in the session that "Rebellion is rebellion. Let's come up with one country which had a rebellion that wasn't confronted by the army."
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