August 22, 2002


Embassy Gunmen To Face German Judge (AP, August 21, 2002)
Five men who barricaded themselves inside the Iraqi Embassy and took Baghdad's acting ambassador and other diplomats hostage are believed to be Iraqis and had all applied in the past for asylum in Germany, authorities said Wednesday.

What precisely was their crime? They took over a building that is on the sovereign soil of one of the world's worst dictators. They should get a parade, not a trial. Posted by Orrin Judd at August 22, 2002 12:44 PM
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