Just Seen: New York Times Video “Escaping Death in Northern Iraq”

Bryan Denton for the NYTs

Ali Hussein Kadhim, a Shiite Iraqi soldier who survived an ISIS massacre. Bryan Denton for the NYTs

The New York Times posted this seven minute video feature on the story of Ali Hussein Kadhim, an Iraqi soldier who survived a terrible massacre caused by ISIS militants. Up to 1,700 men may have been killed over three days in Tikrit, making this massacre “the deadliest sectarian atrocity in Iraq’s recent history.”

The full article and the video are below. Warning: the video contains some images of graphic violence, and it starts to play as soon as the link opens, so mute and scroll down if you don’t want to see the video but want to read the piece:


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