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Torture in Iraq: ‘I did not recognize him because of the torture’

Headline Title:  ‘I did not recognize him because of the torture’ 28 June 2013 The torture had so disfigured him that even his own mother had trouble recognizing him when she visited him in prison.But as Ahmad ‘Amr ‘Abd al-Qadir Muhammad’s mother explained, what happened to her son behind bars is not unusual in Iraq."For a year I thought he was dead and then I was told that he was in prison. On my first visit I did not recognize him because of the marks of torture on him … The burn on his shoulder, the burn on his leg, the injury from a drill in his arm,” she told Amnesty International.Her…

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