Kareen Salh Bapir was born in 1940. His son Mohamad Kareen Salh was just 19 years old when he passed fighting in the Kurdish revolution in the south of Kurdistan in 1991. Mohamad was an undergraduate student and Peshmerga. He sacrificed his life for freedom. He was single, had three brothers and four sisters.
Kareem and his wife are living alone. He is retired now with a salary of ($300/month). One of the biggest problems he experiences is the constant delay in receiving his salary.