Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has been hanged to death early Saturday morning. He was tried for the charges against humanities during his reign. He was convicted by an Iraqi court on November 5 of crimes against humanity in connection with the killings of 148 people in the town of Dujail. The decision was upheld by the Appellate court on Wednesday that paved way for his execution. (Visit BBC News or CNN for more news on Hussein’s Execution)
This incident is supposed to have significant effect on global politics. Some speculate that the US hegemony will be strengthened further while others say; it will bring the US into closer confrontation with the Muslim countries which have been challenging US hegemony this or that way. This incident is crucially important for the future of Iraq and the Middle East in general.
The incident is supposed to have certain effect in the global politics. The Nepali public is also divided over the incident. Some suppose it right step ahead on returning Iraq in the path of democracy whereas the larger section thinks it as US invasion and Saddam Hussein’s execution as a crime. This has been crucial question how Nepal will react to the incident. There are speculations as the then Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba admittedly supported the US invasion in Iraq as return to US support on fight against Maoists here in home. There are other speculations as well. Since this government comprises of some communist factions which are inherently known as anti Americans or the Maoists are also affecting the national politics, the reaction to this incident will be different. Else, Whatever the government responds to, our readers possess the right to expression. Hence, the Everest Uncensored wants here to ignite discussion whether the incident is right or wrong. Please put forward your views on the comments below.
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