12 06, 2019

Wurood & Siblings

  Wurood, 13, Haneen, 11, Zaynab, 9, Rabab, 8, Hassan, 7, Abbas, 5, & Sajjad, 4 “Our mother had cancer and passed away three years ago. We didn’t get to spend too much time with her when we were younger, because she was always in the hospital because of her illness. Our father was an old man, and he was [...]

22 05, 2019

Zahra, Kadhim & Hassan

Zahra, 8, Kadhim, 6, Hassan, 2 “It was around the time of the commemoration of the fortieth day after Imam Hussain’s martyrdom. My father took his car and went to go pick up some people and to take them to the city of Karbala. On the way, he got into a car accident and the car flipped over while he [...]

9 05, 2019

Eylaf, Dalya & Malak

Eylaf, 10, Dalya, 8, and Malak, 7 - Baghdad, Iraq “Our father used to be a construction worker. One day, he left for work early in the morning. That day, he never came back home. We didn’t know where he went. We don’t know what happened. A few days after he went missing, we found out that there was a bomb [...]

24 04, 2019

Mustafa & Fatema

Mustafa, 15 and Fatema, 9 - Baghdad, Iraq Mustafa: “My father was a police officer, who worked in the city of Mosul. He usually went away during the week and  came back home on the weekends. It was my sister’s birthday the last time he came home. When he arrived that day, the first thing he did was take my [...]

9 04, 2019

Hana & Noor

Hana, 12 & Noor, 22 - Baghdad, Iraq Hana: “That day, my parents decided to take us to the market. I got into the car with my parents and my older sister. I remember wanting to sit on my mother’s lap during the ride. I didn’t know it would be the last time I would ever do that. On the [...]