Iraqis rally to revive year-old revolt against the system

Thousands of Iraqis took to the streets on Sunday on the first anniversary of a revolt against a political system failing to deliver basic services and against the growing influence of pro-Iran militias.The mobilisation kept up the protest movement’s key demand for the ouster of the entire ruling class accused of corruption and being beholden to neighbouring Iran.”We want to achieve our objective of building a new Iraq,” Ali Ghazi, a demonstrator from the southern city of Nasiriyah that has been also at the centre of protests, told AFP.About 600 protesters were killed and 30,000 wounded in cla…

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