August 7, 2012
Back in 1997, former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein supposedly commissioned a copy of the Qur’an, the Islamic holy book, to be written in his blood. He reportedly donated 27 liters for the project.
Two years later, the project was completed. Hussein said the book was his tribute to God because his son survived an assasination attempt.
And now, after the fall of Saddam, no one knows what to do with the book.
This article was posted: Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 6:27 pm
Tags: foreign affairs