Female activists claim abuse at Iraq rallies

Angered by the attack, female protesters are demanding an apology from the government.

Pro-democracy protests across the Middle East and North Africa have brought women onto the streets in a way they have not been seen before.

But in Iraq women say they are being attacked and sexually abused during demonstrations – in a manner that appears to be symptomatic of wider problems in the country.

Al Jazeera’s Rawya Rageh reports from Baghdad.

Source: Al Jazeera


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