Freedom from Fear: Prosecuting the Iraqi Regime for the Use of Chemical Weapons
Since the recent war with Iraq, there is a lingering question as to how to prosecute Saddam Hussein (if captured) and the Iraqi regime for their past atrocities, particularly, the use of chemcial weapons against Iran during the Iran-Iraq War and the Kurds. This article provides a background of the crimes committed by the Iraqi regime, a discussion and recommendation of the various proseution fora, as well as a presentation of the evidence that can be used in a prosecution.
Criminal Law | Criminal Procedure | Human Rights Law | International Law | Law and Politics | Litigation
Date of this Version
Margaret A. Sewell, "Freedom from Fear: Prosecuting the Iraqi Regime for the Use of Chemical Weapons" (September 5, 2003). bepress Legal Series. bepress Legal Series.Working Paper 51.