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1) Mehdi Army fighters preparing for battle during an American incursion into Sadr City, Baghdad. August 2004.
2) Mehdi Army fighter, killed during an American incursion into Sadr City, Baghdad. August 2004.
3) Mehdi Army fighters with RPGs preparing for battle during an American incursion into Sadr City, Baghdad. August 2004.
4) Ibrahim and Ali mourn the death of Ibrahim’s brother Ra’ad who was killed by an American patrol while he guarded the Kadhimiya mosque. Kadhimiya, Baghdad. April 2004.
5) Mural of the Imam Hussein damaged by gunfire. Kadhimiya, Baghdad. April 2004.
6) Shia worshippers pray in the Kadhimiya mosque. Kadhimiya, Baghdad. April 2004.
7) The son of a Mehdi Army intelligence officer plays with his fathers AK-47. Sadr City Baghdad. August, 2004.
8) Iraqi detainee. Camp Bonzai. Kadhimiya, Baghdad. July 2004.
9) Wounded demonstrator, shot by Iraqi police. Najaf. August 2004.

(all images © Andrew Berends 2004)