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Iraq: Protest movement return to Tahrir Square01:22

Iraq: Protest movement return to Tahrir Square

Iraq, Baghdad
December 7, 2019 at 02:35 GMT +00:00 · Published

Demonstrators rallied in Baghdad's Tahrir Square on Friday, the centre of the anti-government protest movement.

Protesters brought along homemade signs and banners, while candles were lit to mourn fallen comrades.

Volunteers were cleaning the square, in a show of civic pride.

The rally came a day after at least 13 people were stabbed in the square.

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

Iraq: Protest movement return to Tahrir Square01:22
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Demonstrators rallied in Baghdad's Tahrir Square on Friday, the centre of the anti-government protest movement.

Protesters brought along homemade signs and banners, while candles were lit to mourn fallen comrades.

Volunteers were cleaning the square, in a show of civic pride.

The rally came a day after at least 13 people were stabbed in the square.

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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