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Chief Judge in Saddam Trial Asks to Resign

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Chief Judge in Saddam Trial Asks to Resign

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Chief Judge in Saddam Trial Asks to Resign

Chief Judge in Saddam Trial Asks to Resign

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The chief judge in the trial of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has resigned, citing personal reasons. However, the Iraqi tribunal weighing charges of crimes against humanity against Saddam has not decided whether to accept Judge Rizgar Mohammed Amin's resignation.