I’m not seeing anything on the blogs and it seems to me that it might be important. One of the lawyers for the seven who are being tried with Saddam was kidnapped.
Normally if there is a problem with your litigator, you get extra time before your trial. My first thought was that maybe he wanted to be kidnapped to give his clients extra time. But kidnapping in Iraq is kind of dangerous. They tend to kill people. So I’m thinking it may be a kidnap in order to give the clients extra time but that the lawyer was “volunteered.”
I hope the trial goes smoothly.
Update: According to the Guardian, the lawyer was murdered. Definitely not a volunteer.