|Khalil Dulaimi, Esq.
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Saddam's lawyer vows return to trial despite death threats
By Maria Cedrell and Paul Martin
The Washington Times
WASHINGTON -- Saddam Hussein's chief lawyer
says he has moved into the green zone in central Baghdad after surviving two assassination attempts in the past week and that
he will attend Monday's reopening of the trial of Saddam and seven co-defendants.
Khalil Dulaimi told The Washington Times on a mobile phone from Iraq yesterday that gunmen had tried to ambush his car, but
He also said gunmen had fired at his home
near the city of Ramadi in western Iraq. He gave no further details of either incident, except that both had happened in the
"I'm convinced these were Shi'ite
death squads -- the same type of people who attacked my colleagues,"
Mr. Dulaimi said.
Two members of the 13-lawyer defense team who attended the Oct. 19 opening of the trial have since