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Abdel Alani Quotes

There are too many people in the world who are claiming they are defending the president without the family's knowledge and we don't know who authorized them.
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#Knowledge

We have formed a legal defense team that includes prominent American, European, Asian and Arab lawyers who were chosen on the basis of competence and merit to put up a strong defense.
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#Defense

They have more than one counsel in every country claiming to represent him. This can lead to conflicting legal opinion that may damage the interest of the client.
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#Country

There was never any proper legal team. It was a media hype more than anything else.
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#Media

This capable team will be entrusted with preparing the defense case when the trial begins and disputing its legality and procedures that deny the President justice.
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#Defense

I have heard nothing whatsoever about this alleged media speculation. This is a matter for the judiciary to decide on, not for politicians and Jalal should know better than that. Why should he make a statement on the accused to the public? The court, the judge need to decide on this.
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#Media

The meeting took place on Monday, but I'm not at liberty to disclose the contents of the talks.
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#Liberty

The man has been denied legal access, he has not been given enough legal advice or told of his rights, and he can't see the lawyer of his choice. That is not how it works.
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#Advice

There is no way you can have a trial in a country where there is absolutely no authority. That is the situation in Baghdad today.
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#Authority

The trial would proceed in the absence of the defendant because the defendant would refuse to cooperate. They might as well sentence them without a trial.
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#Absence

The defense team has not yet been finalized. It will be made public when the accused (Saddam) gives his approval to the new team.
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#Approval