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Baghdad Trial Continues Without Saddam

Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein gestures as he addresses Presiding Judge Rizgar Mohammed Amin during his trial in Baghdad, Dec. 6.
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Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein gestures as he addresses Presiding Judge Rizgar Mohammed Amin during his trial in Baghdad, Dec. 6.

The trial of Saddam Hussein trial in Baghdad was delayed for several hours Wednesday when the ousted Iraqi dictator refused to attend. Later, the trial resumed without Saddam in the courtroom.

At the end of Tuesday's session, Saddam vowed he would not appear in "an unjust court," saying he and his seven co-defendants are being mistreated.

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