Iraqi protesters' rage challenges government
Clip: 10/08/2019 | 5m 32s
The streets of Baghdad were silent Tuesday after a week of peaceful protests -- against corruption, unemployment and lack of basic services -- turned deadly. More than 100 people were killed as Iraqi security forces and armed groups clashed with the demonstrations and protesters were shot. Amna Nawaz reports on the conditions that have led to the uprising.
Aired: 10/08/19Video has closed captioning.
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