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Former Iraqi volleyball star Issam Thamer al-Diwan

Thamer described being tortured twice as an athlete on orders of
Uday Hussein, president of the Iraqi National Olympic Committee.

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When’s the last time you were tortured for loosing a volleyball game??

Last Tuesday, actually. It’s kind of a funny story. My rec league is hard core!