Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

DOWN TO EARTH

Extinction crisis: Saving the planet's species from an irreversible fate

Read more

#THE 51%

Unlocking the code: Women refugees offered classes in coding

Read more

#TECH 24

Viva Technology!

Read more

ENCORE!

Marcia Gay Harden, a down-to-earth Hollywood star

Read more

YOU ARE HERE

France’s Camargue region and its herdsmen

Read more

FOCUS

The steady rise of women in Taiwanese politics

Read more

FASHION

For summer 2017 menswear, designers interrogate the complexity of modern life

Read more

THE INTERVIEW

Liberia's president hails 'milestone' as UN peacekeepers withdraw

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

The 'Brexecution' of Boris Johnson

Read more

Middle east

Iraq's fugitive VP Hashemi urges Iraqis to oppose Maliki

Latest update : 2012-09-13

Iraq’s fugitive Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi, who was sentenced to death by an Iraqi court on the weekend, spoke to France 24 about the charges that he ran death squads.

Iraq’s fugitive Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi, who was sentenced to death by hanging by a court in Iraq on the weekend, spoke to France 24 on Wednesday about the charges against him. 

Al-Hashemi, a leading Sunni Arab politician currently in exile in Turkey, was tried in absentia on charges that he ran death squads.

Al-Hashemi dismissed the "politically motivated" charges against him but ruled out returning to Iraq until his security is guaranteed and he is assured of a fair trial.

FRANCE 24 with wires


 

Date created : 2012-09-12

  • IRAQ

    Fugitive Iraqi VP rejects guilty verdict

    Read more

  • IRAQ

    Death toll rises in dozens of attacks across Iraq

    Read more

  • IRAQ

    Iraqi parliament endorses Maliki government

    Read more

COMMENT(S)