Month: July 2020

What It Means To Be The Black Sheep

On the 12th of March in the year of 2006, in the dry cityscape of Al-Mahmudiyah, Iraq, four US soldiers entered a house situated near a U.S traffic checkpoint and separated its’ inhabitants into two different rooms. The parents and youngest daughter of the family were greeted by the swift kiss of death as the soldiers fired a few well-rounded rifle shells at them. The eldest daughter was pinned to the floor, undressed and gang raped. Her screams and pleas muffled by the sound of gunfire in the other room which ended her parent’s life. As if the done deed wasn’t enough, they unloaded a few bullets into her skull after they were done, poured kerosene over the now dead…

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