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The Barbaric Lynching of President Saddam Hussein

ISSUE 257
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Djibouti, Somaliland In Bitter Port Feud

By dawn the Islamists were gone

The Barbaric Lynching of President Saddam Hussein

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What Lies Ahead For Somalia? An Interview With Hussein Yusuf

The U.S. 'War of Territory'

We Can't Afford To Ignore Africa Anymore

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Is Somaliland A Democratic State

Cursory Look At Southern Somali Politics And How It Pits Against SL Independence

Is KULMIYE Hutuing Out Of Desperation?

Will the new Ethiomalian Empire stop the never-ending Somali exodus?


Press Statement

by Dr. Mahathir Mohamad

January 1, 2007

On the Holy day of Eid, the world watched in horror at the barbaric lynching of President Saddam Hussein of Iraq, allegedly for crimes against humanity. This public murder was sanctioned by the War Criminals, President Bush and Prime Minister Blair.

This sadistic act broadcasted to the whole world is a travesty of justice, and was meant to demonstrate the imperial power of the United States and serves as a warning to peace loving peoples that we must either bow to the dictates of the Bush regime or face the consequences of a public lynching.

The lynching was also an insult to all Muslims, as it occurred on the Holy Day of Eid, whereby Muslims devote themselves to prayer and forgiveness. It is all too clear that the war criminal Bush has no sensitivities whatsoever for Muslims on their pilgrimage to Mecca. This barbaric act is a sacrilege!

The entire trial process was a mockery of justice, no less a Kangaroo Court. Defence counsels were brutally murdered, witnesses threatened and judges removed for being impartial and replaced by puppet judges. Yet, we are told that Iraq was invaded to promote democracy, freedom and justice.

A peaceful country has now been turned into a war zone. Over 500,000 children died as a result of the criminal economic sanctions, and the latest findings by the medical journal, Lancet reveals that over 650,000 Iraqis have died since the illegal invasion of 2003.

The War Criminal Bush has killed more Iraqis than President Saddam ever did, if in fact he was guilty of any crime. If President Saddam Hussein is guilty of war crimes, then the world must find Bush, Blair and Howard equally guilty and the International Criminal Court cannot but prosecute these war criminals. The inaction thus far by the International Criminal Court against Bush, Blair and Howard exposes the double standard of the said Court, when it does not hesitate to prosecute war crimes committed in Dalfur, Rwanda and Kosovo.

If we support human rights and justice, we must condemn this barbaric lynching of President Saddam Hussein. There can be no excuse whatsoever for this injustice under any circumstances. War Criminal Bush and the puppet regime in Iraq have made a mockery of the Rule of Law.

Dr. Mahathir Mohamad is Former Prime Minister of Malaysia and Member of the International Committee, For the Defence of President Saddam Hussein.

30th December 2006

Source: Global Research


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