The Digital Journalist
Ziyah Gafic
Kids returning from school in Alabja. In 1988, Saddam's planes bombed this town with chemical weapons. There are no precise statistics, but Kurds claim 5,000 people died in the attack. Without funds and facilities to explore the long-term effects of chemical warfare, it's very difficult to predict what effect it will have on this generation of Kurds. October 2002, Kurdistan-Northern Iraq