Sunday, December 31, 2006

What a great day for justice

So Saddam Hussein has been sentenced and executed for killing 125 people. What a great day for justice.
Najib al-Nuaimi, a member of the defence team, told Al Jazeera on Sunday that no Sunni lawyer was allowed to be among the execution witnesses and that the conduct of those present showed it was an act of revenge and for political purposes.

"This is not in the normal procedures to execute a normal person," he said.

"It's full of hatred and it's very ugly. It's nothing to do with the Dujail case."

Al Jazeera English - Video shows Saddam being taunted
and
[Saddam] Oh God.

[Voices] May God's blessings be upon Muhammad and his household.

[Voices] And may God hasten their appearance and curse their enemies.

[Voices] Moqtada [Al-Sadr]...Moqtada...Moqtada.

[Saddam] Do you consider this bravery?

[Voice] Long live Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr.

[Voice] To hell.

[Voice] Please do not. The man is being executed. Please no, I beg you to stop.

[Saddam] There is no God but Allah and I testify that Muhammad is the messenger of God. There is no God but Allah and I testify that Muhammad...

BBC News
So who is next? Those who helped him stay in power, those in the West? Those who helped killing tens or even hundred of thousands of Iraqis following the US invasion?

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Execution is not justice. 8-(

t-mix said...

Well, this was meant to be sarcastic...