At what's believed to be the world's largest cemetery, where Shiite Muslims aspire to be buried and millions already have been, business isn't good.I am sure that a surging Iraqi economy in other sectors can find work for these poor displaced workers.
A drop in violence around Iraq has cut burials in the huge Wadi al Salam cemetery here by at least one-third in the past six months, and that's cut the pay of thousands of workers who make their living digging graves, washing corpses or selling burial shrouds.
Wednesday, October 17, 2007
There's An Unemployment Angle We Should Be Happy With
As violence falls in Iraq, cemetery workers feel the pinch :