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Male followers of the Qadriya sect engage in traditional acts of worship in Barzinja, a small mountainous village,  east of Sulaimaniyah city in Iraqi Kurdistan. Sheikh Abdul-Qadir Gilani founded the sect in Baghdad in the late 11th century. Photo by Kamaran Najm/Metrography.
Metrography
7 May 10
Thousands of followers of an ancient Sufi sect gathered for a traditional religious ceremony on April 30 in Barzinja, a small, mountainous village in Iraqi Kurdistan.
An Iraqi soldier stands guard outside a polling station March 7 in Baghdad. A series of attacks killed at least 37 people on voting day, making the capital’s official 53 per cent turnout one of the lowest in Iraq. Photo by Metrography.
Metrography
13 Mar 10
Photographs by Metrography for IWPR
A campaign poster in Karbala reads “No place for Baathists”. Shia parties are campaigning on anti-Baathist agendas in an effort to win over voters who were persecuted under Saddam Hussein’s regime. Photo by Metrography.
Metrography
18 Feb 10
Campaigning in Iraq’s election kicked off last week amid debate about the country’s future and whether its Baathist history continues to permeate politics.