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Iraq / Kurds #336044

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Nov 23, 1991
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(London: Barry Petersen) Plight of the Kurdish refugees featured; scenes shown of Kurdish refugee camps in northern Iraq today and April 1991. [Kurdish relief Tom HARDIE-FORSYTH, Parliament member Ann CLWYD - comment on inhumane conditions Kurds face.] Growing conviction among the Kurdish guerrillas that Iraqi President Saddam Hussein is readying another major offensive noted; scenes shown of guerrillas and shelling in the distance; families noted fleeing. Excerpt shown from Iraqi army video of Kurdish executions; scenes shown of Iraqi torture cell. [Torture victim Jamal AMEN - describes what Iraqis did to him.]

Reporter(s):
Petersen, Barry;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:02:20

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