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Saddam Hussein Has Been Executed in Iraq! As of 0300GMT – Video to be Released December 29, 2006

Posted by Dan in Main, Middle East, Must Read, News, Politics, Video, War.
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Iraqi TV has been broadcasting Saddam Hussein’s execution by hanging. It took place just before 0600 local time (0300GMT).


Saddam Hussein’s half-brother Barzan al-Tikriti and former Iraqi chief judge Awad Hamed al-Bandar were also executed.

“Criminal Saddam was hanged to death,” state run Iraqiya television announced to the beat of patriotic music and images of national monuments.

A scrolling headline read: “Saddam’s execution marks the end of a dark period of Iraq’s history.”

A U.S. statement is expected.

The execution was videotaped, but whether or not that tape will be released is still up for grabs.

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1. ashleyshea - January 1, 2007

And you wonder why we have so much violence and murders in the U.S. Why would anyone want to watch a hanging? Don’t answer that…I know the answer…and it’s all for very negative reasons. Think about it. There’s nothing positive to come of it.


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