Adel al-Zubeidi

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Adel al-Zubeidi
عادل الزبيدي
Died 8 November 2005
Occupation Lawyer
Known for Defence lawyer for Taha Yassin Ramadan

Adel al-Zubeidi was a defense attorney during the Hussein Trials on the legal team representing Taha Yassin Ramadan.

He was killed on November 8, 2005, by three gunmen driving in either an Opel or a "government vehicle" outside Adil, a Sunni neighbourhood of Baghdad. He was traveling with Thamer Hamoud al-Khuzaie, another lawyer associated with the trials who was wounded in the attack. The day before, he had predicted he would be murdered.

He was the second of Saddam's attorneys to be killed by unknown forces, his death coming less than three weeks after Saadoun Sughaiyer al-Janabi was also killed.

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