Arab TV stations report Hussein hanged
This is rather official and stately looking from CNN. Go figure.
Former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein has been executed, according to two Arabic language media outlets. Earlier, an Iraqi judge told CNN Hussein would be hanged before dawn on Saturday in Iraq. (CNN)
The Gateway Pundit has a fantastic array of coverage of the death of “the butcher of Baghdad” and his final hours.
Dictator Who Ruled Iraq With Violence Is Hanged for Crimes Against Humanity
In a statement written in advance, Mr. Bush said Mr. Hussein “was executed after receiving a fair trial — the kind of justice he denied the victims of his brutal regime.” (NY Times)
UPDATE: Now for the more graphic video of the Saddam hanging (Hat Tip: Vinnie)
(Pic Hat Tip Klaas)
For those questioning whether Saddam Hussein was really hanged, he is looking rather dead in this picture. Saddam Hussein will not be down for breakfast.