Users on a social media report about the protests in Aatasam Square, Nasiriya.
Nassiriya- the capital of Iraq’s protests 2020
In November 2019, at the height of the countrywide anti-government protests, its capital Nasiriya was referred to as the heart of the uprising. A symbolic move that for some holds true to this day.Sofia Barbarani, Al-Jazeera, 20202Sofia Barbarani, Al-Jazeera, 20202
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By Sofia Barbara, Published on Al-Jazeera website,1.12.2020
An update: Popular protests erupt in Iraq’s oil-rich Dhi Qar province
Published on the Middle East Monitor website on 5.10.2022
So rich but so poor: Protests erupt in Iraq’s oil-rich south Nasiriya
issued on: 27/07/2018 by Simona Foltyn, Published on France24 website
For the past three weeks, Iraq has been rocked by protests. They began in the southern province of Basra, home to over 70 percent of Iraq’s oil reserves, and quickly spread to the rest of the country.
Despite Basra’s oil wealth, people lack basic amenities such as clean water, electricity, and waste management. They accuse the government of widespread corruption and are demanding sweeping changes.Simona Foltyn, France24, 2018
An Update on Iraq and the Sadrist movement
Iraq has witnessed significant and dangerous developments in the last few weeks that will likely impact the country’s future political and economic progress.
Arab Center Washington DC’s Director of Research and Analysis Imad K. Harb interviewed Rend Al-Rahim, President of the Iraq Foundation and former Iraqi Ambassador to the United States, to gauge the significance and possible trajectories of events in Iraq.
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Iraq: Protests ongoing in Nasiriyah Sept. 21
Protests ongoing in Nasiriyah, Dhi Qar Governorate, Iraq, Sept. 21. Increased security and localized transport disruptions are likely.
Published on 21.09.2022 on the crisis 24 website
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