Iraq: Post-War Iraq: Iraq_007-01

Haidar, 20, belongs to Thualfiqr al Batar, a band of teens and men in 20's from Najaf, who joined forces in mid-April 2004, to oust radical Shi’ite cleric Muqtada al Sadr's gunmen. Thualfiqr al Batar has 250 members with a handful more joining each day.

Haidar, 20, belongs to Thualfiqr al Batar, a band of teens and men in 20's from Najaf, who joined forces in mid-April 2004, to oust radical Shi’ite cleric Muqtada al Sadr's gunmen. Thualfiqr al Batar has 250 members with a handful more joining each day.