Middle East

April 22, 2011

Commentary: Five years, and visions of dead are still haunting

Five years ago, Ishaqi, Iraq, became a killing place. I was a reporter in Baghdad in March 2006, a nasty time. A lot of Iraqis were dying. The reports of bodies, found in canals or the desert, were horrifying. Often, the dead had torture wounds from power tools. What happened in Ishaqi was recounted in one of those reports.

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