The Broken Homes of Baghdad

Observers say Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s plan to return every Baghdad home to their original owner within 15 days, or have displaced families prove they have permission to be there, will drive another wave of refugees.

One man interviewed by the U.N. news service says his family was placed by Sunni politicians in a new home after being “purged” from his old neighborhood by the Mahdi Army.

“New security plan could make more Iraqis homeless”
Integrated Regional Information Networks (U.N.), February 15, 2007

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