Iraqi parliamentarians are having costly surgeries performed at the expense of thousands of Iraqis who live in poverty. It is said that Iraqi Khaled al-Aatiyeh, a minister, charged the Iraqi government 59 million dinars to remove his hemorrhoids. Another MP performed a surgery that cost around 16 million dinars, taken from public funds. In another case, 10 million dinars were spent to fix MP Ahmad al-Aalwani’s teeth. This episode investigates this costly trend.
From Iraq is a socio-political humanitarian program which aims to uncover the realities from within the war-torn country. It follows the daily sufferings of the Iraqi people, fortified with real images, confessions from witnesses and analytical reports.