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Sapphire Blue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 06:28 PM
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Saddam Letter Urges Iraqis Not to Hate
Saddam Letter Urges Iraqis Not to Hate
Associated Press

BAGHDAD, Dec. 27 - Saddam Hussein called on Iraqis not to hate the U.S.-led forces that invaded Iraq in 2003 in a farewell letter posted on a Web site Wednesday, a day after an appeals court upheld the former dictator's death sentence and ordered him to be hanged within one month.

One of Saddam's attorneys, Issam Ghazzawi, confirmed to The Associated Press in Jordan that the letter was authentic, saying it was written by Saddam on Nov. 5 - the day he was convicted by an Iraqi tribunal for ordering the killings of scores of Shiite Muslims in the city of Dujail in 1982.

"I call on you not to hate because hate does not leave space for a person to be fair and it makes you blind and closes all doors of thinking," the letter said.

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"Dear faithful people," Saddam added, "I say goodbye to you, but I will be with the merciful God who helps those who take refuge in him and who will never disappoint any honest believer."

Continued @ http://www.beliefnet.com/story/207/story_20785_1.html



May God / Goddess / Allah / Jehovah / YHWH / the Creator / Waheguru / the One have mercy on us, awaken our souls and restore humanity.

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fooj Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 06:31 PM
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1. Amen.
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Sapphire Blue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 08:15 PM
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edbermac Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 06:33 PM
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2. Saddam just loves irony...
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