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Iraq: Anti-govt protesters rally into night at Tahrir Square

Iraq, Baghdad
December 13, 2019 at 23:00 GMT +00:00 · Published

Anti-government protests continued during the night in Baghdad on Friday, as a large number of demonstrators gathered in famous Tahrir Square.

Footage shows protesters walking around the square, holding Iraqi flags and lighting candles.

Unrest began in October amid anger over corruption and economic inequality. Over 400 protesters have been killed and thousands more injured in the violence.

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Anti-government protests continued during the night in Baghdad on Friday, as a large number of demonstrators gathered in famous Tahrir Square.

Footage shows protesters walking around the square, holding Iraqi flags and lighting candles.

Unrest began in October amid anger over corruption and economic inequality. Over 400 protesters have been killed and thousands more injured in the violence.

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