The Detention Imperative

Big Noise Films. 2008. United States of America, Iraq. vo Arabic, English. 21’

s English

Since the invasion, hundreds of thousands of Iraqis have been detained by the US, one and a half million Iraqis have had an immediate family-member detained, almost every Iraqi knows someone who has been through the US detention system. Few American institutions affect the lives of ordinary Iraqis more directly and profoundly than the US detention system.