Iraq: deadly repression as protests sweep country

Protests were held in towns and cities across Iraq Feb. 25, with marchers filling Baghdad’s Tahrir Square in a national “day of rage.” In Mosul, three were killed when security forces fired on the crowd. Four were also killed in clashes between protesters and security forces in Haweija, a town north of Kirkuk. (AlJazeera, DPA, Feb. 25)

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