Chemical Ali

Chemical Ali:

see Majid, Ali Hassan al-Majid, Ali Hassan al-
, 1941–2010, Iraqi general and Ba'athist, cousin of Saddam Hussein. After Hussein took power (1979), Majid played a pivotal role in the Ba'ath party purge and occupied a number of government positions, including defense and interior minister, security
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2010: Former Iraqi minister Ali Hassan al-Majid, known as Chemical Ali, was sentenced to death for ordering the Halabja gas attack in 1988.
2010: Former Iraqi minister Ali Hassan al-Majid, also known as Chemical Ali, was sentenced to death for ordering the Halabja gas attack in 1988.
2010: One of Saddam Hussein's closest allies, Ali Hassan al-Majid, the man known as "Chemical Ali", was executed in Iraq.
Chemical Ali supervised civilian lorries, stripped out buses, airliners and even ambulances to smuggle everything from Iraq into Syria.
He added: "The purpose of the complaint of the commander of the ground force, Ali Ghaidan against us is to put pressure on us to prevent forming an international commission of inquiry according to the complaint we made to the World Council for Human Rights." Mullah asserted that: "punishing murderers of the Iraqi people is not a subject to bargaining and not a subject to pressures even if it costs us our lives." Mullah added: "the Iraqi people in general and the families of victims of Hawija will witness the formation of an organization for those involved in the bloodshed of their sons" The commander of the ground forces, Ali Ghaidan had filed a lawsuit against the MP, of the Iraqiya coalition, Haider al-Mulla for libel and slanders him and called him as (New Chemical Ali).
The last execution of a former regime official took place in January 2010 when Saddam's notorious cousin, known as "Chemical Ali," was put to death by hanging.
An estimated 5,000 people were killed, earning Majid the nickname Chemical Ali. An Iraqi supreme court recognized chemical weapons attacks on the Kurdish city of Halabja as an act of genocide.
ON THIS DAY LAST YEAR: One of Saddam Hussein's closest allies, Ali Hassan al-Majid, the man known as "Chemical Ali", was executed in Iraq.
This year in particular represents a singular confluence of what is now behind us--with the execution of Ali Hassan al Majid, or "Chemical Ali"--and what is ahead--with Iraq's recent parliamentary elections, which will determine the country's future.
In January, the Iraqi government executed Saddam Hussein's cousin, Hassan Ali al-Majid, better known as "Chemical Ali", for the poison gas attack and other crimes against humanity.
Ali Hassan al-Majid, the cousin of former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein, nicknamed "Chemical Ali", received his fourth death sentence in January, for ordering the gassing of Kurds in Halabja.
The man known as Chemical Ali was targeted on several occasions, if my memory is correct.

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