He accused him of being biased toward the deposed leader and his co-defendants.
The prosecutor, Munqith al-Faroon, shouted at judge Abdullah al-Amiri during the trial, that he "allowed this court to become a political podium for the defendants."
Judge al-Amiri dismissed the demand for his resignation.
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