Official release of Saddam hanging video
Posted: Wednesday, January 3, 2007
Official held in Saddam hanging video
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BAGHDAD, Iraq - The person believed to have recorded Saddam Hussein's raucous execution on a cell phone camera was arrested Wednesday, an adviser to Iraq's prime minister said.
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Saddam hanging threatens al-Maliki government's neck
The hanging of former dictator Saddam Hussein could not have gone more wrong for the government of Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki. Instead of ending a dark chapter and making a fresh start, the execution has only managed further to widen the gulf between Iraq's Sunnis and Shiites.
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Saddam hanging nearly halted over jeers-prosecutor
As the Iraqi government mounted an investigation into how officials smuggled in mobile phone cameras, he also challenged the accounts of the justice minister and an adviser to the prime minister who said the film was shot by a guard -- Faroon said one of two people taking video was a senior government official.
"Two officials were holding mobile phone cameras," said Faroon, who was a deputy prosecutor in the case for which Saddam was hanged and is the chief prosecutor in a second trial that will continue against his aides for genocide against the Kurds.
"One of them I know. He's a high-ranking government official," Faroon said, declining to name the man. "The other I also know by sight, though not his name. He is also senior.
"I don't know how they got their mobiles in because the Americans took all our phones, even mine which has no camera."
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