Eight injured in second day of protests in Baghdad, Iraq

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BAGHDAD,— Security forces used live fire and tear gas to disperse demonstrators in renewed protests in Baghdad on Wednesday, a day after at least two Iraqis were killed and 200 wounded in clashes over unemployment, corruption and poor public services. At least eight protesters were wounded in the Zafaraniya district of southeast Baghdad when police […]

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Iraq, Kurdistan officials effectively act with impunity when violating human rights: U.S.

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WASHINGTON,— The U.S. State Department released its 2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices on Wednesday and highlighted numerous human rights violations committed by the Government of Iraq, the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), and non-state groups. The reports are produced annually by the State Department’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor and catalog violations […]

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