On October 19, 2005, the trial of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein began in Baghdad, Iraq. Hussein was officially charged with crimes (including murder and torture) associated with the Dujali Massacre, an incident that followed an assassination attempt against Hussein in 1982. Hussein was tried by the Iraqi Special Tribunal, an organization established solely to prosecute Hussein and his allies.
Hussein was found guilty and sentenced to death. He was executed by hanging on December 30, 2006.
Term Part of Speech Definition Encyclopedic Entry associate Verb
to form or officially organize.
to put to death by order of the law or in a well-planned manner.
event or happening.
to kill a person.
to accuse and carry out legal action against a person or organization.
inflicting pain to force a victim to provide information.