The atrocities pile up
: Gravediggers outside Baghdad point us to a mass grave for political prisoners holding up to 1,000 victims:
He said all the dead that arrived during the last three years he worked at the cemetery were aged between 15 and 30, men and women who had been shot or hanged.
“They were all youths … the civilians were hanged, sometimes a soldier would come through and they were all shot … I could distinguish them by their uniforms,” he said through an interpreter.
They killed their own youth for their opinions.
: And more. Newsweek and the LA Times received documents from Saddam’s secret police and in their reporting, this is just one flavor of Saddam’s terror: