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France’s yellow vest protests inspire Iraqi protesters

Iraq’s city of Basra has faced months of protests against corruption and poor services.

Iraq‘s city of Basra has been facing protests against corruption and poor services for months.

Demonstrators now say they want to get more organised and unite with other groups. Now, they are embracing a movement that began in France.

Al Jazeera’s Rob Matheson reports.