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All Posts Tagged With: "Saddam Hussein"

World Links: Arrests in Pakistan, Peace Vigils in Northern Ireland

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Mar 11th, 2009 | Comments

Iraqi Women Campaign for Change

Of an estimated 14,400 candidates for provincial offices, nearly 4,000 are women.

Jan 30th, 2009 | Comments

Pilgrimage to Karbala: An Excerpt from “When the Shiites Rise”

Pilgrims travel to Karbala year-round to honor Hussein, the martyred grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, whose murder, in part, caused the schism between the Sunni and Shia. In the time of Saddam such observances were banned, but in wartime Iraq, marked by vicious sectarian violence, the pilgrimage is more dangerous than it has been in years.

Mar 26th, 2007 | Comments

Saddam’s Ultimate Solution: Introduction

One of the world's least-known societies, Iraqi Kurdistan, is under ongoing genocidal attack by Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein. British filmmaker Gwynne Roberts shot inside Iraqi Kurdistan for five years to prepare this unique report on a group who may play a crucial role, equivalent to that of Afghanistan's Northern Alliance, in any military attempt to overthrow Saddam's bloody regime.

Jul 11th, 2002 | Comments

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