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What will 2020 hold for Iraq’s protesters?

Iraq is no stranger to unrest – decades of war with its neighbours, UN sanctions, a US-led invasion, sectarian civil war, ISIL, and now the protests.

Iraq is witnessing the biggest protest movement since 2003, unprecedented in its nationalist and cross-sectarian nature. At first, grievances focused on unemployment, basic services and corruption, but as the government responded with force, protesters began calling for a complete overhaul of the political system.

But will elites support reforms that will effectively put them out of power?

Al Jazeera’s Simona Foltyn reports from Baghdad on what 2020 holds for Iraq.