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In Dhi Qar, Meeting The ‘Painter Of Protests’
Every week, a Nasiriyah political cartoonist makes a new drawing skewering authorities. He’s become famous among local anti-government demonstrators.
Welcome To Freedom:
Visiting The Square In Baghdad, Where Protestors Rule A Utopian Iraq
Tahrir Square in the central city has become a centre for Iraq’s anti-government protesters. Visitors will find a whole new country in the making there.
River Of Death:
What’s Really Polluting Southern Iraq’s Most Important Waterway?
Locals want to know why it’s radioactive and disease-ridden and rumours abound. In fact, local researchers know exactly why the Shatt al-Arab is polluted.
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Letters To God:
Basra Protesters Set Up Tent Town, Focus On Peace + Games
Demonstrators in Basra have been organising their own semi-permanent community too. Activities have involved games, ‘most corrupt’ contests and synchronised marches.
Farmers Cry Foul:
Dhi Qar’s Problem With Dirty Channels
There’s plenty of water in the southern province right now. Yet somehow it is still not getting to the farmers who need it most.
Qom Vs. Najaf:
Protests Heat Up Long-Standing Rivalry Between Iraq And Iran Religious Leaders
Behind the scenes of Iraq’s demonstrations, a decades-old rivalry between two centres of religious learning and authority, one local and the other in Iran, is playing out.
In Deep Water:
Construction On Iraq’s All-Important Faw Port Continues
Locals in Basra have been waiting over a decade for construction to properly start on a port project that could change their, and many other Iraqi, lives for the better.
Diwaniyah Protests Reveal Divide, When It Comes To Anti-Govt. Tactics
While some demonstrators in Diwaniyah cleaned up the street, provided free meals and supported peaceful protesters, others burned politician’s offices and homes.
The Answer To Iraq’s Problems Is (Still) Education
Christine van den Toorn
The author will open the country’s first international business school in Baghdad in 2021. She explains why the government’s intention to simply provide more jobs for local youth is not enough.
Calm After The Storm:
In Dhi Qar, Volleyball And Dominoes Instead Of Death + Destruction
In Nasiriyah, violence has given way to more peaceful protests in the provincial capital. Demonstrators hope to send a message with games, poetry and sports.
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