Anti-government protesters gather in Tahrir Square in Baghdad, Iraq on Saturday during a demonstration marking the third anniversary of the 2019 anti-government protests. Photo: dpa
Anti-government protesters gather in Tahrir Square in Baghdad, Iraq on Saturday during a demonstration marking the third anniversary of the 2019 anti-government protests. Photo: dpa
Middle East

Dozens injured as thousands of Iraqis mark third anniversary of nationwide protests

  • The protests come as Iraq has been mired in political paralysis since elections in October last year that have failed to bring in a leader or government
  • Protesters were heard chanting ‘the people demand the fall of the regime’, as thousands demonstrated in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square

Anti-government protesters gather in Tahrir Square in Baghdad, Iraq on Saturday during a demonstration marking the third anniversary of the 2019 anti-government protests. Photo: dpa
Anti-government protesters gather in Tahrir Square in Baghdad, Iraq on Saturday during a demonstration marking the third anniversary of the 2019 anti-government protests. Photo: dpa
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