Amnesty International deplores the execution in Baghdad of ‘Ali Hassan
al-Majeed, also known as Chemical Ali, for his involvement in one of
the worst atrocities committed under the government of Saddam Hussain.
Amnesty International questioned a decision by a court in the
United Arab Emirates (UAE) to acquit a sheikh and member of Abu Dhabi’s
ruling family who was charged with causing the assault and rape of a
man in 2004.