After a detention of two years, Bilal Hussein is absolved of all the charges against him and released on 16 April 2008.
Sheikh Yahya Hussein al-Dailami was sentenced to death in May this year for conspiring to harm “the diplomatic and political position of Yemen.”
Briefing now available on-line: Briefing: Upholding the Right to a Fair Trial? Trying Saddam Hussein
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.
An overview of the proposed ‘Iraqi Special Tribunal for Crimes Against Humanity’ and its implications for the furtherance of human rights law.