Mourners chant anti-government slogans while carrying the coffin of prominent social activist Wissam al-Ghrawi in Basra, Iraq on November 18, 2018. Photo: AP
Mourners chant anti-government slogans while carrying the coffin of prominent social activist Wissam al-Ghrawi in Basra, Iraq on November 18, 2018. Photo: AP
Iraq

Iraqi cleric who called for armed revolt over poor public services shot dead outside home in Basra

  • Province generates more than 90 per cent of Iraq’s oil exports but suffers from contaminated drinking water and regular power cuts

Topic |   Iraq
Mourners chant anti-government slogans while carrying the coffin of prominent social activist Wissam al-Ghrawi in Basra, Iraq on November 18, 2018. Photo: AP
Mourners chant anti-government slogans while carrying the coffin of prominent social activist Wissam al-Ghrawi in Basra, Iraq on November 18, 2018. Photo: AP
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