Saddam Hussein Trial

A portion of the day’s trial of Saddam Hussein was shown. The former Iraqi president said he was within his rights when he… read more

A portion of the day’s trial of Saddam Hussein was shown. The former Iraqi president said he was within his rights when he signed orders which led to the trial of Shiites accused of a failed assassination attempt against him. They were later executed. Hussein is charged with crimes against humanity. If convicted he could face death by hanging. This was Saddam Hussein’s second appearance in court during the week. The trial, which began in October 2005, was adjourned until Sunday, March 12, 2006.

Courtesy of Al Iraqiya Television. 

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Saddam Hussein Trial

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Program ID:
191434-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Judicial Proceeding
Location:
Baghdad, Iraq
First Aired:
Mar 1, 2006
Last Aired:
Mar 5, 2006

Airing Details

  • Mar 01, 2006 | 11:33pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 02, 2006 | 2:53am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 02, 2006 | 9:02am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 05, 2006 | 3:58am EST | C-SPAN 1

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