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Iraq: Childrens Games

Baghdad Treasure is shocked how Iraqi children's games have turned into enactments of the violence seen on the streets of Baghdad: “I remember seeing Yousif imitating a security contractor guarding a convoy and pointing his gun at his friends … Dhuha, his 5-year-old friend imitated a woman scared and running in the street while Younis, his 5-year-old brother … imitated an insurgent carrying his rifle and calling his friends to chase and kill another friend, Omar, who was imitating an American individual.”

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