Skip to comments.Saddam Hussein's Atrocities
Posted on 12/29/2006 12:27:26 PM PST by West Coast Conservative
Hussein's regime killed, tortured, raped and terrorized the Iraqi people and its neighbors for over two decades.
Hundreds of thousands of people died as a result of Hussein's actions.
Hussein has had approximately 40 of his own relatives murdered.
1980-88: Iran-Iraq war left 150,000 to 340,000 Iraqis and 450,000 to 730,000 Iranians dead.
1983-1988: Documented chemical attacks by Iraqi regime caused some 30,000 Iraqi and Iranian deaths.
1988: Chemical attack on Kurdish village of Halabja killed approximately 5,000 people.
1987-1988: Iraqi regime used chemical agents in attacks against at least 40 Kurdish villages.
1990-91: 1,000 Kuwaitis were killed in Iraqi invasion of Kuwait.
1991: bloody suppression of Kurdish and Shi'a uprisings in northern and southern Iraq killed at least 30,000 to 60,000.
2,000 Kurdish villages were destroyed during the campaign of terror
2001 Amnesty International report: "Victims of torture in Iraq are subjected to a wide range of forms of torture, including the gouging out of eyes, severe beatings and electric shocks... some victims have died as a result and many have been left with permanent physical and psychological damage."
Human Rights Watch: Hussein's 1987-1988 campaign of terror against the Kurds killed at least 50,000 and possibly as many as 100,000 Kurds.
Refugees International: "Oppressive government policies have led to the internal displacement of 900,000 Iraqis"
Iraq's 13 million Shi'a Muslims, the majority of Iraq's population of approximately 22 million, faced severe restrictions on their religious practice
FBI: Iraqi government was involved in a plot to assassinate former President George Bush during his April 14-16, 1993 visit to Kuwait.
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A liberal journalist appeared on Fox (I forget his name - Juan something?) and said, "at least Saddam held the country together". !!!
Fred Barnes had a great, immediate response: "so did Hitler and Stalin".
Saddam: "When you hang a man, you better look at him."
The idiots in an AP poll today polled Bush a worse villain than OBL and Hussein. What the hell is wrong with people???
Thanks for posting this.
Obviously somebody's PR machine needs oiling
I guess Michael Savage was right when he said that liberalism IS a mental disorder.
Amen to that
What about in between those catastrophic evil deeds? Don't forget Saddam "at rest":
Saddam, a married man, enjoyed picking out young girls on the street or in restaurants, and having them ripped from their families and brought up to his place for sex. Once they got there, Saddam's servants would dress them in his chosen dress and makeup (he liked a slutty look) and make them lie abed and wait for his attack. Some of these girls were murdered after.
Some of the fathers and brothers tried to stand up to Saddam and fight for their daughter or sister. Saddam would imprison, torture, or kill them. One of his favorites was to rape the daughter in front of the father.
He enjoyed good food and lots of J&B scotch.
He treated those who worked for him very evenhandedly. When they brought him good news or pleased him, he'd give them the newest luxury car and tons of cash. When they didn't, well, they were simply tortured and/or killed.
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