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Saddam Hussein's cousin Ali Hasan Al-Majid known as " Chemical Ali" stands in court as he listens to his verdict being pronounced by Chief Judge Mohammed Oraibi Al-Khalifa, unseen, during the verdict trial session in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, June 24, 2007. Ali Hasan Al-Majid knowni was sentenced to death along with two other former regime officials by hanging for their roles in the use of chemical weapons in an offensive said to have killed some 180,000 people during the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war. (AP Photo/Joseph Eid/pool)