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Under Fire, Election Workers in Iraq Are Scared but Resolute

There are mysterious knocks on his door at night. His friends ask him not to visit. He declines to allow even his first name to be published. This shadowy figure, a young Sunni Muslim from Baghdad, is neither spy nor criminal. He is an election worker helping Iraq prepare for its historic national poll, scheduled for the end of the month. Threatened, attacked, kidnapped and killed, Iraq’s election workers are finding that being at the forefront of the electoral process means surviving the frontlines of an insurgency determined to stop it.Full Story

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