Sunday, July 31, 2005

Khalid's Ordeal

Sleeping in a grave-size space, defined by two walls touching both my head my and feet, and surrounded with human bodies touching me from both sides, in a way that hardly leaves any chance to move at all during the long… long night, in a 12 square meters room stuffed with 35 people trying to sleep, and to hold themselves together in order not to fight…

Khalid Jarrar put up a detailed post today about his ordeal in Iraq last week. I have mixed feelings on reading his account - I'm sad to hear that he (and others) have gone through that, but I am happy that the judge concluded Khalid is innocent, and glad to know he is okay.