‘We Are Not Going To Leave’: Iraq’s Protests Escalate

An Iraqi protester grabs a tear gas canister fired by riot police amid clashes following a demonstration east of Tahrir Square, on Monday.

Tactics such as blocking highways and forcing closure of government offices have now set the protest movement, which began in early October, on a more dangerous collision course with security forces.

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