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Saddam Hussein's 'Human Shields'

The story of the Lockwood family who were among the hundreds of foreign nationals held in Iraq as 'human shields' in the run up to the First Gulf War.

Hundreds of foreign nationals were held hostage in Iraq in the run up to the First Gulf War. We hear the story of the Lockwood family, whose 5 year old son, Stuart, was paraded on TV next to Saddam Hussein.
Photo: Iraqi President Saddam Hussein patting 5 year old Stuart Lockwood, 23 August 1990, Baghdad AFP/Getty Images.

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Mon 19 Aug 2013 07:50GMT

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