Saddam Hussein has been beaten and tortured by the Americans, he has alleged at his trial in Baghdad.
"I have been beaten on every place of my body, and the signs are all over my body," he told the court. Christopher Reid of the US Embassy in Baghdad rejected the allegation, telling CNN it was "absolutely bogus".
Saddam Hussein is on trial over the killing of 148 people in the Iraqi Shia village of Dujail in 1982. He denies responsibility for the deaths. The former Iraqi leader had spent much of the day listening quietly as two witnesses testified against him and seven associates. The prosecution ridiculed his claim of torture, saying the former Iraqi leader was being held in an air-conditioned room when some of Baghdad had no power.
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