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A Discussion with An Iraqi American Whose Father Was Murdered and Mother Was Jailed By Saddam Hussein

April 10, 2003

As Saddam Hussein’s regime falls, Democracy Now! talks to an Iraqi America man who opposed the war although his family had been brutalized by Hussein. Salam Al-Rawi’s father was tortured and murdered. His mother was jailed.

As for Iraqis around the world yesterday was a day of mixed emotions for Al-Rawi. Regime change in Iraq had occurred but questions about where Iraq heads next remain unanswered.

  • Salam Al-Rawi, Iraqi American businessman who owns restaurants in New York.