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Amir al-Shimmari spent 22 years entombed underground. (Photo: Emad al-Shara)
IWPR Postcard
8 Sep 11
Despite trying to lead a normal life since 2003, Amir al-Shimmari remains scarred by years secluded in a cell he built himself.
Asaib Ahl al-Haq shows off some of its weapons. (Photo: IWPR)
IWPR Insight
31 Aug 11
A Shia militia in Iraq has stepped up its attacks on United States troops, warning them to withdraw by the end of December or face an escalation in violence.
31 Aug 11
People returning from other Arab countries say they are excluded from government assistance programme.
Newly exhumed remains of what are believed to be Anfal campaign victims. (Photo: Mass Graves Victims Human Center)
16 Aug 11
Authorities have begun excavating one site where some 300 victims are buried, but say they lack the resources to start work on six others.
10 Aug 11
IWPR workshop seeks to improve knowledge of rights legislation and related subjects amongst influential groups.
10 Aug 11
IWPR workshop seeks to improve knowledge of rights legislation and related subjects amongst influential groups.
The housing shortage is so severe that some 50 families have sought refuge in Najaf cemetery. (Photo: Kalsem Al-Kaabi)
9 Aug 11
Foreign investment needed to revive floundering social housing construction programme.
Iraqi construction workers in east Baghdad - but many low-skilled jobs are taken by illegal foreign labourers.
22 Jul 11
Government accused of populist move in wake of street protests demanding more jobs.
The Imam Ali holy shrine in Najaf. (Photo: Qasim al-Kaabi)
IWPR Postcard
13 Jul 11
Long a place of pilgrimage for Iraqi Shia, the holy city now also draws national politicians eager to consult top religious figures.

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