Returning to Baghdad, a city devastated by dictatorship and war

Shirin Kittani-Aqrawi returns to Baghdad after 30 years when her niece was injured in the bombing at the United Nations office at the Canal Hotel in 2003. She couldn’t recognize a single building as the city was transformed by decades of hardship and war.

Storyteller: Shirin Kittani-Aqrawi

Date of Story: 1950s-1960s
Location of Story: Baghdad, Iraq
Location:  Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan
Date: 31 October, 2015