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Iraqi protests

Tracing unhealed scars: a look inside the misery of today’s Iraq

Since October 2019, flocks of Iraqis have been taking to the streets in frequent mass demonstrations against the sometimes-lethal failure of post-invasion political elites. But their demands transcend decrying a chronic lack in the provision of public services. The ruling class and their entourage are getting richer, while the rest are embattled by poverty and terror, a gap that is apparent on the streets of Baghdad. In this context, some of those who advocated for the destruction of Iraq are given a platform by international media, giving a false image of Iraq, while independent local journalists are cancelled, not given

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