“The situation in the country is rough. You go here for the work, but the work was,” he says. “After two, three, I hooked (on Crystal Meth). I was trapped. I was not able. ”
The woman says life is love, leaving him.
Throughout this report, Iraq’s drug users have been identified by the fibrous protect their privacy.
“We do not have the opportunity,” c Mohammed Alwan, the drug unit commander in this part of the capital. “Sometimes we need to stay that do not have the opportunity to detainees and prisoners, especially when there pandemic.”
He estimates that 10% of the population is addicted to the medical area, so much crystal meth.
He told CNN that many officials Covid is exacerbated by the 19-pandemic drug trade in Iraq.
Years of war and severely fractured state government soldiers out of Iraq with a variety of powerful operating control. Corruption is rampant, and the economy, for He is the warm-up, there is a downward, carried out a seemingly endless cycle.
Iraqi young people struggle to find jobs, regardless of their education level. In 2020, in which a pandemic in the blink of an already fragile environment. According to a 2020 World Bank report fall, millions are expected warm-up sink to the twin shocks of poverty Covid, 19, and the collapse of the global price of oil, which fuels Iraq’s developer.
Were seeking to flee out of the legions of disenchanted youth began to have trouble is from the sun melts things, be used as remedies art most flourished.
“Drug dealers have in the way they usually give free drugs for the poor, unemployed people get addicted before a decoy,” General Mishal Hussein had the intent and anti-drug police reports about the fly and hotline number in the impoverished Baghdad neighborhood.
“The person then begins to steal money to pay either because they are also in the distribution of this person.”
Saddam Hussein under the government of former president and dictator maximum penalty of death for drug use. Deep underground and trade draconian laws that drove the widely held to the ways the world.
In addition Unleashing chaos in Iraq the US outbreak of 2003, which weakened the deposed leader and the country’s former field borders, and that bolstering drug trafficking.
Officials say traffic peaked in 2014 with the arrival of Isis or of Captagon, amphetamine is popular among the group’s fighters who came from Syria into Iraq.
But the US-led coalition campaign led to the beefed up security presence in the J-Syrian border with Iraq. Of the several trade as well as Iraq’s Shia south and especially warms Iran to end.
The vast majority of crystal Meth, which makes about 60% of Iraq’s drug trade that flows out of the border area, tell CNN senior anti-drug officials.
“Neighboring countries are not using it to destroy Iraqi society and the economy of Iraq,” Col. Alwan alleges. “We know more established by the Iranian side to this issue, but did not get the agreement to tackle.”
Iran’s foreign ministry has not responded to a request for comment on CNN’s cross-border smuggling business.
The anti-drug unit, underfunded and undermanned still one major business anywhere in the country to capture raids despite nationwide. Sunni extremist group’s range of beneficiaries, trade officials say the Iranian-backed Shia militias and criminal gangs.
Thuraya was taken prisoner by the side of the husband should die within the house where they was bringing. We’re now in possession of 300 grams of crystal Meth, when the roadside value of $ 18,000. Also detained in the raid, which it refers to someone Thuraya ‘friend’ which is the middle term of regular runs to Iran to pick up the drug from the developer.
And there sat in prison for the women in Baghdad, says that he is uncertain in so far as it has the nature of the object understood is the border, by the shadow of the supply chain of the. He received the crystal Meth’s a big vendors, “she continues, adding that he has no information about their names and backgrounds.
Thuraya checkpoints in the city with the help cities operated trio, giving himself or sell it to spring.
Of those in prison as it is involved with women, especially spells around prostitution. And he said to her husband before they introduced crystal Meth, when he saw that she had fallen into a depression. In the time of the marriage of his former church had been, just as bravely will he fainted, and have estranged this has children by her.
“As a woman, it’s easy to get to the checkpoints. They can not be counted. I hide all over my body,” said Thuraya declaring his chest, hips and feet in the long black abaya.
Over the years, army and various rebel groups with weapons and explosives in the city and the women used to mislead the security forces networks. Recently, one of the best adipiscing facility, and the strength of the network in drug trafficking in women, according to the security of civil leaders.
“And women who work for the drug trade easier than it is in humans, that does not work undercover to do a lot of attention among them there is,” said c Alwan, pictures of pulling out his phone to show us the two women a few days captured unit. It stands behind a small table lined with ice-Meth Stash tubes and the rest of the body.
“We do not want to have a woman, it is not possible to search for single women,” he said, pointing to one of the images. “This told us a conductor, and he comes and tells those who want to have sex with me if you want to buy drugs or take drugs.”
The Web is ensnared in addiction, users need to navigate to the result. A recent users of the legal penalties picked up reform and to ask for help, but many do not know that, according to security officials.
Without has come forward, who are actually taking the doors are shut, and as far as 15 years. Users – no matter the drug – was sloughed serve sentence.
Kareem seeds ask a dark haired woman, it scrolls through the phone to read out messages from drug awareness Iraqi Facebook page.
“I pray that you want to be treated. The twenty-five years of Basra, please treat me like your brother.”
In about a year ago, the seeds come up, out of the middle school biology teacher, the students are when they saw some of it to use it.
Not prosecuted and skipping classes, they are not focused, “she explains.” I realized that another sign of the teeth in their aggressive responses. “
Less suspicion about the school administration to inform users fearing him. However, the fathers and quiet until they reached Rehab.
“I started the Facebook page to raise awareness about drug addicts and run around.” She explains.
They sent messengers to announce the people began to make atonement for himself, for the loved ones of his, for his friends.
“During my contacts with users, one of the biggest reason I realize that it is idle. We need Most of the users. Even those with university degrees can not work,” she said.
Compared to the new drugs, terrorism with this form, he can more easily escape the utmost diligence, in spite of so enters into the deceit of the house of schools and universities, who built for themselves.
“It’s the destruction meat company with his children. He destroys the psychological crime rises, families get torn apart,” she said. “In the future, the impact of which is going to be heavy.”
When close to the anti-drug department is doing them, which ought rather to the addicts, and he can not recover, which, however, they shall draw in the bars after the end of.
The revamp of the bloc in Baghdad’s Ibn Rushd is full; doctors and nurses to patients sooner than would the cycle.
Pain in the eyes of the teeth in the jaws of his shining Abdulkarim said he; feels like my brain explode. Gently rocking the bed were seated silly.
“I’m going to get through this,” He promised to be held at the nurse out. He’s been here, the only three days I will; The body cravings Meth clear moving equipment.
Abdulkarim a laborer in the day, it would be overtaken, and endured. It depends on the work of others, through the streets of and spend time with those who are destitute of remains, both angry and sad.
“I got into this. To forget, to escape,” he recalls. “We used this time. The situation in Iraq and the miserable condition. “
The war of the country’s anti-drug officials say the fear of losing the war.
“Time traditional war with two armies against them earlier,” said General Hussein. “The enemy will do whatever it can to prevent a developing form of war. They want to solve the youth center partnership.”
Aqeel Najm pay attention to this report from Baghdad.