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Jacques Verges
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    (March 5, 1925-August 15, 2013)
    Raised on the Reunion Islands
    Resides in France
    Son of a French diplomat, and Vietnamese woman
    Defended Klaus Barbie (1987), Carlos the Jackal (1994), Kekal faction (1995), Roger Gaurady (1996), Slobodan Milosevic (2002), Tariq Aziz (2003) and Saddam Hussein (2004)
    Member of the Communist Party (1942)
    Organized communist youth in Prague Czechoslovakia (1950-53)
    He is French and he is a lawyer. Do you need anything else?
    He befriended Pol Pot (1950).
    He defended an accused Algerian terrorist in France.
    He defended terrorist Djamila Bouhired, who received the death penalty but was eventually freed due to public pressure.
    He defended Nazi Gestapo war criminal Klaus Barbie.
    He defended Venezuelan terrorist Carlos the Jackal (Ilich Ramirez Sanchez).
    He defended Holocaust-denier Roger Gaurady.
    He defended Iraqi deputy prime minister Tariq Aziz.
    He defended Saddam Hussein (March 27, 2004).
    He wants to defend Slobodan Milosevic.
    His law license was revoked and he served sixty days in jail for 'anti-state activities' (1960).
    He moved to Israel in 1968 to defend Palestinians.
    He has an anti-US, anti-France and anti-Israel agenda.
    He sued Amnesty International on behalf of Togo (1999).
    He said: 'If I have to choose between defending the wolf or the dog, I choose the wolf, especially when he is bleeding.'
    He said: 'We know very well that the Anglo-Americans armed Saddam Hussein, that the chemical weapons were sold by the allies.'
    He said that when Saddam was captured, he was paraded 'like a beast in a fairground.'
    His brother murdered a political rival of his father.
    He called George Bush a liar (then again, who doesn't?).
    He married one of his clients, Djamila Bouhired a terrorist who was sentenced to death but later freed.
    He believes anyone deserves his day in court and takes on unpopular defendants.
    Just about all of his clients are found guilty.
    He claimed on Germany's Deutsche Welles TV that he was Milosevic's attorney (October 25, 2002). He was never hired but did file a friend-of-the-court brief.
    Deutches Welles claimed he had a passionate interest in evil.
    Although he is a leftist, he defends extremist on both sides of the political landscape.
    Saddam Hussein's nephew Ali Barzan al-Takriti hired him.
    He was a member of Charles de Gaulle's Free French Forces during WW II.
    He studied law at the Sorbonne.
    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 4 Votes: 175.00% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 60 Votes: 51.67% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 20 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 16 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 4 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 8 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 22 Votes: 45.45% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 119 Votes: 65.55% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 22 Votes: 81.82% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 21 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 29 Votes: 86.21% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 56 Votes: 69.64% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 78 Votes: 75.64% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 91 Votes: 73.63% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 149 Votes: 75.84% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 270 Votes: 70.0% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 455 Votes: 69.67% Annoying
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