Iraq youth takes lead in anti-corruption protests

Tired of seemingly endless roadblocks, activists in Baghdad decided it was time to hit the streets,

    Widespread corruption has led to massive demonstrations in Iraq, with youth groups the driving force behind a lot of them.

    Enthusiastic activists are using social media and every tool at their disposal to plan demonstrations and convey their most important message - that the protests are peaceful in nature.

    Al Jazeera's Mohammed Jamjoom reports from Baghdad.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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