Iraqi anti-government demonstrators during a protest. Photo: dpa

UN mission in Iraq proposes road map to bring an end to anti-government protest ‘bloodbath’

  • At least 319 protesters have been killed by security forces since demonstrations began in October
Topic |   Iraq

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Iraqi anti-government demonstrators during a protest. Photo: dpa
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Iraqi medical students wave the national flag as they take part in anti-government protests in the southern city of Basra. Photo: AFP

Iraqi leaders pledge reforms as protest deaths hits 319

  • The country’s president, prime minister and parliament head vowed in a joint statement to combat corruption and work towards electoral reform
  • The ongoing protests are Iraq’s largest since it declared the liberation of all territory previously under the control of Islamic State in 2017
Topic |   Iraq

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Iraqi medical students wave the national flag as they take part in anti-government protests in the southern city of Basra. Photo: AFP
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