2,500 LAWYERS TO DEFEND SADDAM?
During the past year, the committee for the defence of Mr Hussein, known by its acronym Isnad, has swelled to more than 2,500 lawyers. Some are Iraqis, led by Mr Hussein's head lawyer, Khalil al-Duleimi. But the majority come from Arab states, with Jordan providing as many as 600 of the legal experts. In Libya, the head of the support committee is Aisha, the daughter of Colonel Muammer Gadaffi.And you thought the Michael Jackson trial was a circus? Wait till you get thousands of lawyers shouting, “Objection” in unison.
On the serious side, is this a reflection of the Arab community’s attitude towards this murderous monster?
Or is it just a revelation of the international amorality of lawyers?
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