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Dahr Jamail is Baghdad correspondent for The NewStandard. He is an Alaskan devoted to covering the untold stories from occupied Iraq. You can help Dahr continue his crucial work in Iraq by making donations. For more information or to donate to Dahr, visit


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Columns by Dahr Jamail

Telltale Signs of Torture Lead Family to Demand Answers
Dahr Jamail 2004-05-04 15:00
by Dahr Jamail Part of the following feature story was first reported by Baghdad correspondent Dahr Jamail back in January, when almost no one was paying attention to stories of the horrifying treatment dealt to Iraqi prisoners by their Western captors. Now that the world has deemed the topic newsworthy, Jamail has returned to the story for more thorough coverage. As part of our mission, The...
Americans Slaughtering Civilians in Falluja
Dahr Jamail 2004-04-12 15:00
I knew there was very little media coverage in Falluja, and the entire city had been sealed and was suffering from collective punishment in the form of no water or electricity for several days now. With only two journalists there that I'd read and heard reports from, I felt pulled to go and witness the atrocities that were surely being committed. With the help of some friends, we joined a small...
Detained, Bludgeoned and Electrocuted into a Coma
Dahr Jamail 2004-01-08 16:00
Sadiq Zoman Abrahim, 55 years old, was detained this past August in Kirkuk by US Soldiers during a home raid, which produced no weapons. He was taken to the police office in Kirkuk, questioned by the Americans there, then transferred to Kirkuk Airport Detention Center. It was from this detention center he was transferred to Tikrit Airport Detention Center. While in this detention center, Mr....
Interview With a Gulf War Vet
Dahr Jamail 2003-08-25 15:00
Lately we've been hearing quite a bit from the media about how our troops in Iraq are doing. Aside from the usual update to the body count on a nearly daily basis, we are told about the frustration our people in uniform are experiencing. Yet, be that as it may, we are told progress is being made, to stay the course, and that our people are committed to getting the job done.