Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Humans are one messed up species

Place: Internet cafe at Habibiya district near Sadr City, Baghdad
Date and time: 2009hrs, Feb 16/2012

12 comments:

Freddie Starr said...

Humans ate my hamster!

Lynnette In Minnesota said...

Good pictures of their faces. Post a reward and see what turns up. There was no sound so I don't know if the one man actually fired a weapon. Is the guy in the store all right?

Anonymous said...

No, he was killed. They didn't even need to shoot him. He raised his hands and was trying to flee to the back. Pure animal blood lust.

synik said...

Welcome to the jungle!

Petes said...

Here's hoping for better times.
For the week that's in it ...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TvGFEAUEfzE

   Lee C.  ―  U.S.A.    said...

 
The new format looks pretty cool.

Marcus said...

@Zeyad (or any other Iraqi with knowledge about it)

This seems like a criminal case that the police should solve quite quickly. The footage of the murderer and the other robbers is good enough for identification. In most countries I'd guess the criminals would be caught fairly rapidly. What's your thoughts on the Iraqi police´s ability in handling this case?

   Lee C.  ―  U.S.A.    said...

 
It's gone gray.  I think I liked the light blue better.  Easier to read, especially lower down the page where the gray is darker and the contrast no longer so strong.

I think I see an anomaly; you've got the newest posting sporting a date of ‘Tuesday, April 17, 2012’, and then, below that the ‘Date and time: 2009hrs, Feb16/2012

Zeyad said...

Marcus, not in Iraq. The victim's family would have to go through the tribal system if they are to get any justice. Plus, the killers here could be the police themselves.

   Lee C.  ―  U.S.A.    said...

 
Okay, I think I got it now.  2009hrs, Feb16 is the timestamp on the video, isn't it?

Lynnette In Minnesota said...

No, he was killed.

*sigh* I was afraid of that. Sad, and so unnecessary.

Marcus said...

Zeyad, that's about what I would've guessed about the police and Iraqis faith in them in general. I didn't anticipate the "go through the tribal system"-part though, but now that you've mentioned it I can see that that'd be an option.

It seems the rule of law is well and truly broken, which is a great shame.