Saddam Hussein's foreign hostages
Thursday, 19 August
In August 1990 following the Iraqi dictator, Saddam Hussein’s invasion of neighbouring Kuwait hundreds of foreign nationals were held hostage by the Iraqi government. Among them were the Rahims, a British Muslim family who had been in Iraq on a religious pilgrimage. Sameer Rahim has been speaking to Farhana Haider about his time as Saddam's prisoner.
Image: Saddam Hussein with western hostages, Iraq 1990 Credit: Shutterstock