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Saddam's Trial:


Associated Press
November 28, 2005

Names and places that figure in Saddam Hussein's trial.


- Saddam Hussein, Iraq's deposed president.

- Barazan Ibrahim: Saddam's half brother, Iraq's intelligence chief at time of killings in the town of Dujail, Iraq.

- Taha Yassin Ramadan: Iraqi vice president 1991-2003.

- Awad Hamed al-Bandar: Head of Iraq's Revolutionary Court, which issued death sentences against 143 Dujail residents.

- Abdullah Kazim Ruwayyid: Baath Party official in Dujail region, believed responsible for Dujail arrests.

- Ali Dayim Ali: Baath official in Dujail region.

- Mohammed Azawi Ali: Baath official in Dujail region.

- Mizhar Abdullah Ruwayyid: Baath official in Dujail and son of fellow defendant Abdullah Kazim Ruwayyid.



- Khalil al-Dulaimi: Saddam's chief lawyer. An Iraqi hired by Saddam's oldest daughter, Raghad Saddam Hussein.

- Abdel Haq Alani: Iraqi-born lawyer based in Britain.

- Khamees Hameed Al-Ubaidi: a lawyer and assistant to al-Dulaimi.

- Ramsey Clark: a former U.S. attorney general.

- Mahathir Mohamad: a former prime minister of Malaysia.



- Odai Saddam Hussein: Saddam's elder son, killed with his brother in July 2003.

- Qusai Saddam Hussein: Saddam's younger son, killed July 2003.

- Raghad Saddam Hussein: Saddam's eldest daughter.

- Rana Saddam Hussein: middle daughter.

- Hala Saddam Hussein: youngest daughter.

- Gen. Abdel-Karim Kassem: the Iraqi president Saddam tried to assassinate in 1959. Overthrown by the Baath Party in 1963.

- Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr: Saddam's distant cousin. Became Iraq's president in 1968 and was ousted by Saddam in 1979.

- Ayatollah Mohammed Baqr al-Sadr, a founder of the Shiite Muslim Dawa Party. Dawa gunmen who attacked Saddam in Dujail in 1982 were seeking revenge for al-Sadr's execution.


PLACE NAMES: - Dujail, small farming town 50 miles north of Baghdad and the focus of the trial.

- Halabja, Kurdish town in northeast Iraq where Saddam's troops used chemical weapons to kill an estimated 5,000 people in 1968.

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