Human Rights Violations in Kuwait

Kuwaiti refugees testified before the United Nations Security Council, describing torture, rape and murder of Kuwaiti citizens by Iraqi… read more

Kuwaiti refugees testified before the United Nations Security Council, describing torture, rape and murder of Kuwaiti citizens by Iraqi soldiers. Kuwait was invaded by Iraq in August 1990. The witnesses also said that Kuwait’s infrastructure and economy are being destroyed. Kuwait has submitted a draft resolution to the Security Council condemning Iraq’s attempts to alter the demographics of Kuwait by destroying identity papers and forcing Kuwaitis to flee. The resolution demands that Iraq withdraw from Kuwait by January 15 and is expected to be adopted this week. close

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Human Rights Violations in Kuwait

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Program ID:
15141-1
Category:
United Nations
Format:
United Nations
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Nov 27, 1990
Last Aired:
Nov 28, 1990

Airing Details

  • Nov 27, 1990 | 3:09pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 27, 1990 | 8:05pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 27, 1990 | 11:20pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 28, 1990 | 2:55am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 28, 1990 | 9:30am EST | C-SPAN 1

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