Top Iraq officials to stand trial within days for allegedly aiding Shia militia: prosecutor Michael Sung at 1:49 PM ET
[JURIST] Former Iraqi Deputy Health Minister Hakim al-Zamili and Brigadier General Hameed al-Shimmari will go to trial within days for allegedly channeling millions in government money to the Mehdi Army militia [BBC backgrounder], Iraqi chief prosecutor Ghadanfar Mahmoud told AP Monday. The two high-level officials also allegedly allowed Shiite death squads to use Health Ministry facilities and ambulances to target Sunnis.
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