Baghdad sculptor returns home

A famous artist is among millions of Iraqis who fled the violence seven years ago and dream of coming back.

    More than a million Iraqis have fled the country since 2003, among them many prominent artists.

    Sculptor Mohammad Ghani Hikmat is one of them.

    Now, he is back home in Baghdad and keen to pick up where he left off.

    Al Jazeera's Jane Arraf went to meet him in the Iraqi capital.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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