Aodeh al-Tamimi’s memories of the “spontaneous” uprisings by discontented Iraqis soon after Kuwait’s liberation from Iraqi occupation in 1991 are filled with grisly scenes and betrayal.
The government didn’t allow burial of people for three to four days, and dogs were ravaging corpses of dead rebelsAodeh al-Tamimi, media consultant and participant in the 1991 uprising in Nasiriya
He [communist Mohammed Sahar] stood in front of the army’s tanks fearless until he died on the streetAodeh al-Tamimi
Heroism of secular dissidents
Religious authorities’ role
Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Abul Qasim al-Musawi al-Khoei rejected an offer from the U.S. and Iranians to interfere, saying it was a popular revoltSheikh Hadi al-Okayshi of the Albu Okash tribe