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No Baathist sign at cemetery in Halabja, Iraq

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A sign indicating that Baath Party members are not welcomed here stands at the entrance to a cemetery in Halabja, Iraq. The cemetery holds the remains of the people killed on March 16, 1988, in a gas attack by Saddam Hussein's forces. The attack occured in the final months of the eight-year-long Iran-Iraq War, and took the lives of up to 5,000 people in Halabja. Saddam Hussein was a Baathist.
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A sign indicating that Baath Party members are not welcomed here stands at the entrance to a cemetery in Halabja, Iraq. The cemetery holds the remains of the people killed on March 16, 1988, in a gas attack by Saddam Hussein's forces. The attack occured in the final months of the eight-year-long Iran-Iraq War, and took the lives of up to 5,000 people in Halabja. Saddam Hussein was a Baathist.