Ma'Asker Al Raschid (Hinaidi) Cemetery Restoration - Stage 1
Below are photographs taken of the Al Rasheed Cemetery (originally known as the Hinaidi RAF Peace Cemetery and later the Ma' Asker Al Raschid RAF Cemetery), taken prior and during the construction of a wall around the entire cemetery that was completed at the end of October 2021. The top photos show the appalling condition of the graves. Note that the cemetery adjoins a large open rubbish dump, used for household waste and building rubble. Rubbish is strewn over and around the headstones and most of the headstones have been pushed over or displaced. Until October 2021, there was an access track situated diagonally across the south-eastern corner, used by trucks to access the Al Rasheed military air base (clearly visible in the 5th photograph below.