Saddam's Iraq in 1996

Mr. Ferhadi, a Kurd who was dismissed from Baghdad University due to his refusal to attend military training, talked about life under… read more

Mr. Ferhadi, a Kurd who was dismissed from Baghdad University due to his refusal to attend military training, talked about life under Saddam Hussein’s regime. Mr. Ferhadi was beaten at various demonstrations and was forced into hiding as a result of distributing leaflets to other students. He also had many friends who were captured and tortured. He fled Iraq in 1996, leaving behind his mother, brother and sisters. Mr. Ferhadi would like someday to be able to return to a free and stable Iraq. The guest responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Saddam's Iraq in 1996

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Jan 28, 2006

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