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Prosecutor general of Iraqi criminal court has requested death sentence for Ali Hassan Al-Majid (a.k.a. Chemical Ali) and for others involved in killing 180000 Iraqi Kurds.
Prosecutor general of Iraqi criminal court has requested death sentence for Ali Hassan Al-Majid (a.k.a. Chemical Ali) and for others involved in killing 180000 Iraqi Kurds. According to AFP from Baghdad, prosecutor said that death sentence was requested for Chemical Ali and 4 other defendants. "We have asked pardon for Tahir Towfiq, former governor of Mosul, and the 6th defendant," he added. These 6 defendants, along with Saddam Hussein, have been accused of being involved in massacring Kurds during Anfal operation in 1987 and 1988, which led to the deaths of 180000 Kurds. Saddam was executed in another case 4 months ago.

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