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Iraq: Authorities Violently Remove Protesters

Expand As part of a funeral procession, people transport the coffin of a protester killed at a Baghdad demonstration, November 24, 2019.  © 2019 Reuters/Khalid al-Mousily (Beirut) – Iraqi authorities ramped up violent tactics to quash ongoing protests across Baghdad and southern Iraq between January 25 and 27, 2020, Human Rights Watch said today. Security forces set fire to protesters’ tents, fired live ammunition, and detained protesters in Baghdad, Basra, and Nasriya. Human Rights Watch was unable to determine the extent of casualties or numbers detained. “The burning of protester tents…

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