Iraq: Anti-govt protesters block central Baghdad

Protesters continued to flood Baghdad on Monday blocking roads and central Tahrir Square despite Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi's nation-wide call to stop protests on Sunday. Footage shows protesters with Iraqi flags and banners blocking streets, taking over buildings and rallying on the Tigris' shores. Protests began in early October, with people taking to the streets over several... Еще grievances, including corruption, unemployment and lack of basic services in the country. However, demonstrations were suspended after the security forces started using live ammunition, reportedly killing 150 people.

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