Wednesday, April 21, 2004


Perhaps then OJ's would not have been referred to as the "Trial of the Century"
Iraq has chosen judges and prosecutors to try Saddam Hussein but their identities are being kept secret for fear the toppled Iraqi leader's supporters will hunt them down.

Salem Chalabi, a U.S.-educated lawyer who is director-general of administration for the tribunal set up to prosecute Saddam, said on Wednesday seven investigative judges and five prosecutors would take charge of the case.

"They cannot be named due to security concerns," said Chalabi, who has received death threats from supporters of Saddam, who was captured by U.S. troops on December 13 hiding in a hole near his hometown of Tikrit.

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