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Funzing Talks | Saddam: Execution in Iraq

Funzing Talks | Saddam: Execution in Iraq

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  •  205-207 City Road, London, EC1V 1JN
Suitable for: Adults
As a prominent UN War Crime Investigator, Jonathan Tait-Harris was usually to be found wherever major conflict occurred. He was present in Gaza during fighting in 2014 and Liby... More Info »
This Funzing Experience:

Execution in Iraq: Behind the Scenes of the Trial & Execution of Saddam Hussein

In the dawn hours of December 2006, with a hangman’s noose about his neck, Iraq’s seemingly brutal dictator, Saddam Hussein, uttered his final words before the gallows trapdoor opened and he tumbled the few short feet to his death. Jonathan Tait-Harris, having been in Iraq from 2004 to 2006 and directly involved, takes you behind the scenes of the investigation, trial and execution of Saddam Hussein. He will paint a vivid and bold picture of the reality of Saddam’s prosecution, its fairness, its personalities, its danger, its frail egos and equip his audience with tomorrow’s ‘water-cooler moment'.

Doors will Open at 7pm, The talk will begin promptly at 7.30pm.

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Funzing Talks @ Night is a fresh new concept making "Tedx" talks more accessible. We've pulled in an impressive array of leading entrepreneurs, movers & shakers, bright thinkers and incredible individuals to give you a different perspective, to enthuse and inspire!

Held in trendy, central locations, a Funzing Talks @ Night event makes the perfect after work mid-week activity.

Delve into a totally new subject and challenge your perspectives over a beer with like-minded Londoners. Funzing has always encouraged you to do something different with your free time, so we say do just that - you never know where it may lead you!

*Image Credit: U.S Dept of Defence*

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Execution in Iraq: Behind the Scenes of the Trial & Execution of Saddam Hussein In the dawn hours of December 2006, with a hangman’s noose about his neck, Iraq’s seemingly brutal dictator, Saddam Hussein, uttered his final words before the gal... Read More
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