Reuters - Saddam Hussein could go on trial for crimes against humanity within two months, far earlier than expected, Iraq's new president, Jalal Talabani, said on Tuesday.
Iraqi leaders hope that trials of Saddam and his allies will help restore public confidence, sapped by relentless insurgent violence and political bickering that delayed the formation of a cabinet for months.
London Times - But US advisers say that Saddam’s trial is unlikely to begin this year. Iraqi prosecutors are thought to want to convict members of his inner circle first, and use evidence from their trials against the deposed ruler. And Saddam’s legal team claim that formal charges have still not been made against their client, despite his arraignment before the tribunal last July. Giovanni di Stefano, 50, a London and Rome based lawyer who is one of a number of international legal advisers claiming to be acting for the ex-president, said they were still awaiting an indictment.
Wagnews - I say indict both of them. Saddam for crimes against humanity. The double for aiding and abetting US crimes against humanity in Iraq.