Aqeel Hatab Uramash rests in his Basra, Iraq living room. Uramash was kidnapped, tortured, and shot twice in the left leg. Doctors amputated the limb. On Saturday, Uramash plans to avenge for the torture and bombing. He'll vote.
Aqeel Hatab Uramash rests in his Basra, Iraq living room. Uramash was kidnapped, tortured, and shot twice in the left leg. Doctors amputated the limb. On Saturday, Uramash plans to avenge for the torture and bombing. He'll vote. Trenton Daniel / MCT
Aqeel Hatab Uramash rests in his Basra, Iraq living room. Uramash was kidnapped, tortured, and shot twice in the left leg. Doctors amputated the limb. On Saturday, Uramash plans to avenge for the torture and bombing. He'll vote. Trenton Daniel / MCT

In Iraq's oil-rich Basra, voting is a way of settling scores

January 30, 2009 6:01 PM