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Iraqi Special Tribunal: Rules of Procedure and Evidence

Published 2005

Approved by Iraqi Special Tribunal (IST) judges and published October 18, 2005 in the Iraqi official gazette (Alwaqai Aliraqiya), these Rules, in addition to the Rules of Procedure of the Iraqi Criminal Code from 1971, guided the IST's proceedings in the trial of Saddam Hussein. Note: "The English translation of the Index summarizes the content of the Rules of Procedure and Collection of Evidence annexed to Iraqi Law Number 10 of 2005."

The Law Library of Congress collected documentation and background on the trial for future international law cases; the library provides access to the original material in Arabic and to unofficial English translations.

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