Saddam Hussein: Crimes and Punishment During his 23-year reign of terror, Saddam Hussein (pictured at left in 1983) was responsible for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people. On Dec. 30, Iraqi authorities executed Saddam for ordering the massacre of more than 140 Iraqis in the village of Dujail. He was buried Dec. 31 in Tikrit.

Saddam Is Buried Near His Home Village

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White House Tempers Reaction to Execution

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Iraqis Enraged, Ecstatic About Saddam's Execution

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Some Cast Critical Eye at Saddam's 'Rushed' Trial

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Kurdish Imam Has Mixed Feelings About Execution

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Iraq Quiet in Wake of Saddam's Passing

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Saddam's Prosecution: Justice or Vengeance?

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Iraqi Americans Mark Saddam's Passing

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Kurds Feel Cheated by Saddam's Execution

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Saddam's Death May Come to TV

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Saddam Death Sentence Upheld; What Now?

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Court Orders Saddam to Be Hanged Within 30 Days

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Appeals Court Upholds Saddam Death Sentence

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Complex Reactions to Saddam Verdict in Arab World

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On Campaign Trail, Bush Praises Saddam Verdict

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