Friday, November 10, 2006

Not vengence, justice

Iraq's National Security Advisor, in Belfast on a fact-finding mission, gave a sharp "back off" to those who want Saddam spared from the death penalty.
Dr Mowaffak also hit out strongly at those who have disagreed with the death sentence on Saddam.

He said: "These people are interfering with justice in Iraq. This is not about retaliation or revenge. This is about implementing justice. It was an Iraqi trial on an Iraqi accused, applying our law. This is not American or British or European law. It is Iraqi law."

Dr Mowaffak also said that it was not "an eye for an eye.

"This is an eye for millions of eyes," he said.
I don't know. I guess I figured nobody would actually try to lecture the Iraqis on this one.