Tens of thousands of Sunni Muslims in Iraq have taken part in anti-government protests to demand the creation of their own federal region.

The protests have been going on for months, and Sunnis say that they feel that the Shia-led government is treating them unfairly, subjecting them to violence and random arrests.

However, as Al Jazeera's Omar al-Saleh reports from Erbil,  the organisers of the demonstrations say they want to avoid war.

Source: Al Jazeera