In this episode, a human rights advocate interviewed the mother of a man who was apparently murdered in cold blood by United States troops in Samarra. The killing happened on May 6th, and the events prior to it are here described by his mother. Atif Abed Khalid is survived by his four children, wife, and both parents. He was an only child. If you feel this work is valuable, please understand we are funded entirely by donations, so consider making one of your own. We are currently establishing a network of correspondents in Baghdad and Iraq to continue to expand our coverage and provide real insight into the ongoing conflict in Iraq.