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Time running out for man facing the gallows in Iraq

Headline Title:  Time running out for man facing the gallows in Iraq 28 March 2014 Osama Jamal ‘Abdallah Mahdi, a 32-year-old father of two, has now spent more than two years on death row in Iraq for a crime he says he didn’t commit. His uncle is now his only hope. From his home in Wichita, Kansas, USA, more than 11,000km away, Musadik Mahdi is spearheading a campaign for his nephew’s release. The Iraqi born engineer has contacted Congressmen, diplomats, the media and NGOs, including Amnesty International, in an attempt to get Osama’s conviction overturned. And time is running out…

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