Saturday, March 27, 2004

and, some additional BBC links:

"Iraq's hopes split along class divide":

"I don't feel secure in my home," says Intisar. "Because there is nobody to protect us. There's no law, nobody respects the police.

"We expect anything. Any time, any minute, you are sitting in your home, somebody could come and kill you, nobody cares."

"Life for me is going better," Zohair admits.

"But for Iraqi society it's getting worse. Now I get better jobs, I'm better off financially, I can express my thoughts easily and freely, but generally speaking the society collapsed."


BBC National poll of Iraq, Feb 2004(PDF)