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Judge Replaced in Saddam Hussein Trial

A new chief judge presided over the Saddam Hussein trial on Wednesday after the former chief judge was removed, for declaring in a court session that Hussein was "no dictator." Human Rights Watch has condemned the removal as a threat to the independence of Iraq's courts.

Richard Dicker, who directs the International Justice Program at Human Rights Watch, talks about the implications of the judge's removal with Madeleine Brand.

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