as a weekly practice I listen to npr and do a little sketch on one of the stories. take a look, you can click on the illustration to make it bigger!

Monday, June 9, 2008

iraqis displaced as government reclaims property

The improved security situation in Baghdad has allowed government officials to reclaim abandoned government property. Squatters are being kicked out — often with no warning. Displaced Iraqis had been living in the buildings after they were forced to flee their homes because of fighting. Now, they find themselves homeless again.

- excerpt from NPR


Lulu said...

Hey I'm friends with Moises and he pointed me towards your blog. This was my story. I love the drawing! Best, Lourdes

Alessandra Olanow said...

thanks lourdes for checking out my blog! hope baghdad is treating you well and if you come by new york - please stop by for a visit! xxx alex