Chemical Ali Sentenced to Death for the Second Time

BAGHDAD, Iraq - Former Iraqi general Ali Hassan al-Majeed also…

BAGHDAD, Iraq – Former Iraqi general Ali Hassan al-Majeed also known as Chemical Ali has been sentenced to death for the second time.  Al-Majeed already faces the death sentence for the Anfal campaign which included an attack with poisonous gas and chemical agents that killed 5,000 people earning al-Majeed his nickname.  Al-Majeed was sentenced this time for his role in suppressing a 1991 Shiite Muslim uprising against his cousin, former dictator Saddam Hussein.

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