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Shane Bauer




Iraq’s New Death Squad

 Photo by Shane Bauer The light is fading from the dusty Baghdad sky as Hassan Mahsan re-enacts what happened to his family last summer. We're standing in the courtyard of his concrete-block house, his children are watching us quietly and his wife is twirling large circles of dough and slapping them against the inside walls

Jun 3, 2009

A day in the Green Zone

“I end up on a road thick with U.S. military vehicles … I’m lost in the Green Zone.”

Feb 9, 2009

Fishing by the Green Zone

An Iraqi fishes for dinner in the Tigris across from the largest U.S. embassy in the world.

Feb 2, 2009

First day in Baghdad

Shane Bauer is a freelance journalist reporting from Baghdad for The Muckraker.

Jan 28, 2009