Second Trial Begins for Saddam Hussein

Former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, already on trial for his role in a mass killing in a Shiite town, began his second trial on charges of genocide stemming from a gas attack on a Kurdish village.

Mahmoud Othman, a Kurdish Coalition member of Iraq's Parliament, talks with Madeleine Brand about the new trial.

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