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Resource ID: #19446
Subject: Sports
Source: ESPN (Television Network) (Bristol, CT)
Date: 12/22/02


The human rights violations by Saddam Hussein and his ruling family are well documented. Tom Farrey uncovered a new aspect of this story. Iraqi Olympic athletes were often tortured for failing to win competitions. Some accuse Saddam's son Uday Hussein with turning the Iraqi Olympic building into headquarters for criminal operations involving smuggling stolen cars and other goods.

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