Tahrir Square in Iraq
Thousands come out to mark anniversary of popular protests in Iraq

Protesters, who marched in several cities renewing their demands for an overhaul of Iraq’s political system and an end to corruption, were met with police repression

Iraqis seek justice for murdered protesters, political transformation

The protesters are also asking for a political transformation and fresh elections.

Iraq protests Fresh protests in Iraq demand elections, justice for those killed by security forces

The protesters reiterated the demands from when the anti-government agitation began in October 2019. They took place despite the new prime minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi making conciliatory gestures and promising to address their demands

Iraq protests Massive anti-systemic protests continue in Iraq

On November 18, protesters blocked the entrance to the country’s main commodities port, Umm Qasr, near Basra, leading to a 50% drop in operations

Iraq protests Protests in Iraq gain momentum

The latest round of protests began on October 24 as thousands of people took to the streets across the country to demand a complete overhaul of the political system

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