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Wasef Shanoun was an Iraqi soldier during Iran-Iraq war who deserted the army; Iraqi government arrested and imprisoned him in Baqubah prison. In part of his memoir, published in Al-Hevar almotemadden website, he talks about a Mojahed girl
Wasef Shanoun was an Iraqi soldier during Iran-Iraq war who deserted the army; Iraqi government arrested and imprisoned him in Baqubah prison. In part of his <1>memoir<1>, published in Al-Hevar almotemadden website, he talks about a Mojahed girl and writes: "We were more than 1000 prisoners with political, military and criminal charges; the place was very dirty. Some of parts of the prison were formerly used as stables. Our place was called "The Center for Correcting the Deserters" in Baqubah. I was there in the last 2 years of Saddam's war against Iran. One issue that is very hard form to forget is that there was an officer called Najib. He was from Khalis province. He had lost one of his eyes in the war and he was very foulmouthed and pigheaded. Once, they woke us before 6:00 am. It had become usual for us to wake up with Najib's insults. Najib selected a number of strong prisoners. A young girl wearing military uniform accompanied him. I knew from her uniform and scarf that she was a member of Mojahedin-e Khalq organization, which fought against Iran alongside Saddam. Later, it became clear that the young commander of MKO had come to ask prison officials to give her a number of strong Iraqi prisoners in order to transfer nearly 30 corpses of MKO members who had been killed in the war against Iran. 1000 prisoners lined up like the army of Hitler. Najib went on the platform and after military ceremonies started insulting that "Iranian women fight with Iran, an you desert the army of the Seyed Al-Rais (Saddam)…"

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