'They are still trying to silence us': One year on, Iraq's youth rise again

Thousands of Iraqis took to the streets across the country on Sunday, protesting once again the lack of jobs and the endemic corruption in the country’s political system.Young people are by far the most affected by these issues, and have become the most desperate for change. One year on from the mass movement that shook the country, The New Arab speaks to those still rallying at the protests’ epicentre in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square.”How come none of us has a job?” Al Hasen Mohsin exclaims in rage. As he vents his complaints, a group of dozens of friends cheer in encouragement.The group stands in …

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