Iraq protests: How tuk-tuks became symbol of resistance

Why many in Baghdad say their city's tuk-tuk drivers are heroes.

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    Thousands of people are expected to turn up after Friday prayers for more anti-government protests in Iraq.

    Many will reach the demonstrations by tuk-tuk, a common form of transport across many Iraqi cities.

    But in Baghdad, many tuk-tuk drivers who have been volunteering their services say they are facing attacks.

    Al Jazeera's Natasha Ghoneim reports from Baghdad.


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