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Saddam Hussein: Iraq’s Dictator

Saddam Hussein yells
Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein yells at the court as he receives his verdict. (David Furst / AFP/Getty Images)
Saddam found guilty of crimes against humanity
Iraqi people celebrate in the holy city of Najaf after hearing about the verdict in the Saddam trial. (Hassan Ali / EPA)
Sentenced
This photo was released in August, 2005, by the Iraqi Special Tribunal, which said it was taken while he was questioned at an unknown location. (Associated Press)
Hussein undergoes medical exam in Baghdad in Dec. 2003 (Associated Press)
Hussein undergoes medical exam in Baghdad in Dec. 2003 (Associated Press)
Undated photograph
Undated photograph. ()
Undated photograph
Undated photograph. ()
Hussein in 1978 (Associated Press)
Hussein in 1978 (Associated Press)
Undated photograph
Undated photograph ()
Undated photograph
Undated photograph ()
Undated photograph found in a Baghdad palace archive
Undated photograph found in a Baghdad palace archive. ()
Undated photograph
Undated photograph ()
“I’m responsible”
Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein speaks at his trial and tells the court he alone is responsible for the fate of 148 executed villagers from Dujail. (Getty Images)
In the news
IN THE NEWS: An Iraqi man, right, reads the latest on ousted dictator Saddam Hussein on a Baghdad street. “He won’t get a fair trial, he’ll get a political one,” Hussein’s lawyer says. (Mohamed Messara / EPA)
Unauthorized
UNAUTHORIZED: A day after a picture of Saddam Hussein in his underwear was published, police in Baghdad read about more photos. The Red Cross said Hussein’s right to privacy was violated. (Wathiq Khuzaie / Getty Images)
Awaiting charges
AWAITING CHARGES: Saddam Hussein will be tried at the end of this year at the earliest. One of his lawyers says the defense will question the legitimacy of the Iraqi Special Tribunal and of the war. (Pool Photo)
On his way out
Saddam Hussein appears on video purportedly taped April 9, 2003, the day Baghdad fell to U.S. troops. (AP)
Saddam Hussein
Saddam Hussein is awaiting trial. (AP)
Girl celebrates
Hiba Ahmed Qusai, 8, celebrates with her family on the streets of Baghdad, in front of the Iraqi Communist Party Headquarters, Sunday night, Oct. 14, 2003, the day Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein was found in a hole south of his hometown of Tikrit. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Times, Carolyn Cole) ()
Hussein in Custody
In these images released by the U.S. Army on Sunday, former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein is shown in custody before and after his beard was shaved. (AP / U.S. ARMY)
U.S. Troops
U.S. soldiers watch the televised press conference at which U.S. Administrator L. Paul Bremer III announced the capture of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. (EPA)
Flag waving
Iraqis celebrate the capture of ousted dictator Saddam Hussein in central Baghdad. (AFP)
A dictator’s decline
Saddam Hussein, during his days as president of Iraq, left, and as he appeared shortly after U.S. forces arrested him. Iraqis welcomed news of his arraignment. (AFP)
Prisoner
Saddam Hussein, as he appeared shortly after his arrest in December. (AP)
New status
Hussein is to become a criminal detainee, no longer a prisoner of war. (AFP)
$750,000
Maj. Gen. Ray Odierno, commander of the 4th Infantry Division points at US $750,000 seized during the arrest of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein, Tikrit, north of Baghdad, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2003. Soldiers from the 4th Infantry Division which is based here arrested Saddam on Saturday in the town of Ad Dwara, just outside Tikrit. (AP)
Farmhouse
The farmhouse where American forces found Saddam Hussein in an image made from video. (AP Photo/US Military via APTN)
The Hiding Place
The hole in which American forces found former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein under a farmhouse near his hometown of Tikrit is seen in this image made from video. (AP Photo/US Military via APTN)
Ad-Dawr
This picture taken 14 December 2003 in Ad-Dawr, 20 km from Tikrit, shows US soldiers at the site where Iraqi toppled president Saddam Hussein has been captured. US officials said Saddam was taken into custody at 8:26 pm (1726 GMT) after a raid on a compound in the town of Ad Dawr, just south of Tikrit in northern Iraq, by US troops backed by a secret squad of Saddam trackers. US forces captured Saddam Hussein, capping a massive eight-month manhunt by seizing the bedraggled former Iraqi leader as he huddled in a camouflaged farmyard hole near his hometown of Tikrit, officials said Sunday. (AFP)
Captured
Captured former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein speaks in Baghdad Sunday Dec. 14, 2003 in this image from television. Top U.S. administrator in Iraq L. Paul Bremer confirmed the capture of former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein in a dirt hole under a farmhouse near his hometown of Tikrit, eight months after the fall of Baghdad. (AP Photo/US Military via APTN)
South Korean newspaper
A printing worker of a South Korean newspaper picks up copies of tomorrow edition reporting the captured of former Iraqi president Saddam. (AFP)
Celebration
Members of the Iraqi Commmunist party celebrate the capture of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein. (AP)
Saddam Hussein
Iraqi President Saddam Hussein addresses his countrymen on TV after the start of the U.S.-led military campaign to end his regime. ()
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