Tariq Aziz
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Former Iraqi Deputy PM Tariq Aziz sentenced to death

He was the public face of Saddam Hussein's regime and now Tariq Aziz has been sentenced to death by Iraq's supreme criminal court.

The former Deputy Prime Minister surrendered to American troops shortly after the invasion of Iraq in 2003.

Tariq Aziz was convicted of persecuting Shia political parties during the 1980-ies and 1990-ies.

Humphrey Hawksley reports.

  • 26 Oct 2010
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