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Iraq / War Crimes #774767

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 18, 2004
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Ned Colt) The charges in Iraq against Ali Hassan al-Maguid {aka Chemical Ali} & former defense minister Sultan Hashim Ahmad reviewed; details given about whether the Iraqi judicial system is ready to handle war crimes. [Iraqi President Saddam Hussein biographer Con COUGHLIN†- says Ali was responsible for bloodshed under Saddam's regime.] [Chief investigating judge Raed JOUHI†- {thru translator} comments on the crimes against humanity.] [Human Rights Watch Richard DICKER†- raises questions about the process.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Further coverage of Iraq on "Meet the Press" previewed.

Seigenthaler, John;
Colt, Ned

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