Since then, Sajad has spent most of his time in music and pursuing his interest in clinical psychology.
He joined the National Liberation Army (NLA) in 2003 and spent 14 years of his life as a member.
Before the mass migration to Europe in 2016, there was no chance for anyone to leave the organisation. The camp was in the middle of one of the most dangerous war torn territories on the earth, in Iraq!
The long and bitter process as a member of the exiled opposition, which was accompanied by injuries, tortures, loss of dear friends, a ninety-two-day long hunger strike and being deprived of any contact with family members for almost one and a half decade, has been an extreme long suffer, yet, has brought a tremendous treasure of wisdom and inner transformation for him. He has come a long way from being a doltishly-honest-follower of a leader, to becoming an independent ideology critic, researcher and artist, a loving father and husband with a beautiful family.