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  • protest leaders in Iraq have announced a pause in organized demonstrations to give the government more time to come up with solutions to their demands.

  • The prime minister, Adel Abdel Matty, has refused to resign, but he has promised to reshuffle his Cabinet.

  • At least 40 people were killed and 2000 injured in protests across the country on Friday.

  • Security forces used live rounds and tear gas against demonstrators.

  • The protests began three weeks ago against corruption, lack of jobs and economic hardship despite the country's massive oil revenues.

  • A lean Makbul sent this report from northern Iraq.

  • Anti government demonstrators took to the streets of Baghdad in their thousands.

  • Surging towards its green zone was they did.

  • They were met by tear gas and clashes with the police.

  • Violence marked exactly one year of the current government, another year filled with economic hardship for Iraqis, spiraling unemployment and poor provision of basic services.

  • Already this month, nearly 200 protesters have been killed across the country in a brutal response by the state to the demonstrations.

  • Who was standing next to me when he was attacked by the security forces, says this man and they attacked him.

  • The's in the most violent days in Iraq since the country declared victory over the Islamic state group two years ago.

  • But frustration has built up through years of broken promises of a better future.

  • Many were killed and vast numbers injured in these latest clashes.

  • They keep taking to the streets until a sea change.

protest leaders in Iraq have announced a pause in organized demonstrations to give the government more time to come up with solutions to their demands.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/07/02
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