Baghdad anti-corruption protest ends in deadly violence

Politics 11 Feb 2017
Baghdad anti-corruption protest ends in deadly violence

A huge protest against corruption in Iraq turned violent on Saturday. Demonstrators demanding electoral reform tried to force their way into Baghdad’s heavily-fortified Green Zone, which houses government offices and embassies. As well as tear gas, rubber bullets were reportedly fired by security forces in clashes that left several people injured and at least one police…

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