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Chemical Ali 4th Death Sentence

Saddam Hussein’s cousin “Chemical Ali” was convicted today of crimes against humanity, receiving a death sentence for his involvement in a poison gas attack on Halabja.

He was sentenced to hang in June 2007 for his role in a military campaign against ethnic Kurds. Majeed also received a death sentence in December 2008 for his role in crushing a Shi’ite revolt after the 1991 Gulf War and another in March 2009 for his involvement in killing and displacing Shi’ite Muslims in 1999.