Iraq: Post-War Iraq: Iraq_003-01

In Basra, the escalating crime problem has led to the packed prison cells, such as this one holding 30 inmates, Sunday, March 21, 2004. Many residents say the local police and British troops patrolling the southern port city are ineffective, not only against religious militias, but also against street crime.

In Basra, the escalating crime problem has led to the packed prison cells, such as this one holding 30 inmates, Sunday, March 21, 2004. Many residents say the local police and British troops patrolling the southern port city are ineffective, not only against religious militias, but also against street crime.