The Corruption Of Saddam Hussein

1488 WordsMay 10, 20166 Pages
Throughout history corruption has been laid upon many countries changing it in numerous ways. This corruption derives through certain people, creating a havoc for those having to follow orders set by leaders they blindly follow. In Iraq, citizens have been tortured, forced to relocate their families, arrested and murdered. All of this happened under the control of Saddam Hussein and we have neither found, nor did he offer an explanation to these actions. He has been notorious for attacking people who disagreed with his opinions, especially other politicians that would give any sort of competition to access leadership for Iraq. He is responsible for persecuting and denying his own citizens human rights. Not only physically but financially, spending all of the countries money on monuments and palaces as he watches his people die from malnutrition and lack of medical attention. Saddam Hussein was born on April 28, 1937 in a village called Ouja, near Tikrit in Northern Iraq, He grew up in a broken home, His family was poor, they were peasants who did not have a home. He grew up without a father, it is unknown if his father died or disappeared when he was younger. When he was still a child, he was sent to live with his uncle, Khairallah Tulfah, who made a deep impact on what Hussein later did in his life. There is proof that Saddam was connected to violence at an early age. There are several reports that link him to the murders of a school teacher and/or a
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