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Briefing now available on-line: Briefing: Upholding the Right to a Fair Trial? Trying Saddam Hussein

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Briefing looks at proposed tribunal set up to try former members of the Baathist regime, the implications for human rights law and the administration of justice.

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Islamic Human Rights Commission
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5th January 2004

Briefing now available on-line: Upholding the Right to a Fair Trial? Trying Saddam Hussein

The briefing is available to read and print off at:
http://www.ihrc.org.uk/show.php?id=877
click on the link below.

The briefing looks at:

1. Introduction
2. Why the Right to a Fair Trial
3. Legitimacy of the tribunal
4. What crimes will be tried at the tribunal?
5. How will the tribunal work?
6. Will non-Iraqis play a role?
7. Should there be more international involvement in the tribunal?
8. Are due process rights guaranteed?
9. Why not prosecute Saddam Hussein at the International Criminal Court?
10. Conclusion

For more information or a copy of the briefing sent by email, please contact, info@ihrc.org.

Islamic Human Rights Commission
PO Box 598
Wembley
HA9 7XH
United Kingdom

Telephone (+44) 20 8904 4222
Fax (+44) 20 8904 5183
Email: info@ihrc.org
Web: www.ihrc.org

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