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‘Chemical Ali’ Sentenced to Death for the Fourth Time

Ali Hassan al-Majid, a former Iraqi official known as Chemical Ali, has been sentenced to death for ordering the gas attack of Kurds in Northern Iraq that killed estimated 5,000 people — most women and children. Ali Hassan Abd al-Majid al-Tikritieh was arrested by United States forces on 17 August 2003.

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