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Fear of intolerance grows in Iraq
As authorities adopt stricter version of Islam, culture of tolerance is under threat.
Last Modified: 09 Mar 2011 10:34 GMT


As change sweeps the Middle East, there are fears of a new crackdown in Iraq.

After anti-government demonstrations last week, security forces beat and arrested hundreds of protesters. Although officials have since apologised, but protesters fear that further repressive measures may be on the way.

 Al Jazeera's Jane Arraf reports from Baghdad.

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