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Iraq declares curfews as gunfights rage and protests spread nationwide
Curfews were imposed earlier in three southern cities while elite counter-terrorism troops opened fire on protesters trying to storm Baghdad airport and deployed to the southern city of Nassiriya after gunfights broke out between PROTESTERS and security forces, police sources said.
basic background: Iraq Trying To End Displacement Crisis By Expelling People From Camps

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Wed Oct 2nd, 2019 at 11:35:17 PM EST
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APsplainin | Iraqi protesters DEFY curfew as violence leaves 33 dead
Authorities cut internet access in much of Iraq since late Wednesday in a desperate move to curb the rallies. By Thursday afternoon, the curfew was extended to three other southern provinces.

The spontaneous rallies have been spurred mostly by youths wanting jobs, improved services such as electricity and water, and an end to endemic corruption in the oil-rich country. Most of the demonstrators were peaceful; many had their faces covered with masks or Iraqi flags.



Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Fri Oct 4th, 2019 at 04:49:53 AM EST
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Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Sun Oct 6th, 2019 at 12:59:39 AM EST
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Iraqi ministry says 104 killed in protests
spontaneous rallies: "Army soldiers have fired in the direction of about 300 anti-government protesters who gathered in a suburb in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on the sixth day of unrest that has left more than 80 peoople dead."

Who's keeping score, Hong Kong SAR?

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Sun Oct 6th, 2019 at 05:45:36 PM EST
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