Indian engineer named Saddam Hussain cannot get a job

BBC MIDDLE EAST | on Sun, Mar 19, 6:09 AM

Image copyright AP Image caption Saddam may no longer be around, but many of his namesakes do not have an easy time More than 10 years after being executed, Saddam Hussein remains a huge presence in the life of one man.The marine engineer in India does not blame his grandfather for giving him the Iraqi dictator's name 25 years ago. But after being refused a job some 40-odd times, he has concluded employers are loath to hire him - even if his name is marginally different - spelt Hussain, not H...

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