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Defying crackdown, thousands of Iraqis keep protesting

Universities students hold the Iraqi flag as they take part in a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Kerbala, Iraq, October 28. REUTERS/Abdullah Dhiaa al-Deeen

Universities students hold the Iraqi flag as they take part in a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Kerbala, Iraq, October 28. REUTERS/Abdullah Dhiaa al-Deeen

Universities students hold the Iraqi flag as they take part in a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Kerbala, Iraq, October 28. REUTERS/Abdullah Dhiaa al-Deeen
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School students chant slogans as they take part in a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, near the Governorate building in Basra, Iraq, October 28. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

School students chant slogans as they take part in a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, near the Governorate building in Basra, Iraq, October 28. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani

School students chant slogans as they take part in a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, near the Governorate building in Basra, Iraq, October 28. REUTERS/Essam al-Sudani
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Demonstrators take part in a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq, October 27. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Demonstrators take part in a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq, October 27. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Demonstrators take part in a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq, October 27. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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A demonstrator throws a tear gas canister during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq, October 27. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A demonstrator throws a tear gas canister during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq, October 27. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A demonstrator throws a tear gas canister during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq, October 27. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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A demonstrator pours pepsi on a man who is affected by tear-gas during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq, October 27. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A demonstrator pours pepsi on a man who is affected by tear-gas during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq, October 27. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A demonstrator pours pepsi on a man who is affected by tear-gas during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq, October 27. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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Demonstrators take part in a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 27. 
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Demonstrators take part in a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 27. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili

Demonstrators take part in a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 27. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili
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A demonstrator shows used tear-gas canisters during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 27. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili

A demonstrator shows used tear-gas canisters during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 27. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili

A demonstrator shows used tear-gas canisters during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 27. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili
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Men react as they carry the coffin of a demonstrator who was killed during anti-government protests, in Najaf, October 27. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

Men react as they carry the coffin of a demonstrator who was killed during anti-government protests, in Najaf, October 27. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

Men react as they carry the coffin of a demonstrator who was killed during anti-government protests, in Najaf, October 27. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani
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Demonstrators stand in front of Iraqi security forces at Al Jumariyah Bridge during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 27.  REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily

Demonstrators stand in front of Iraqi security forces at Al Jumariyah Bridge during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 27. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily

Demonstrators stand in front of Iraqi security forces at Al Jumariyah Bridge during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 27. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily
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A demonstrator reacts during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 27.  REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili

A demonstrator reacts during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 27. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili

A demonstrator reacts during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 27. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili
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A woman demonstrator chants slogans during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 27. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily

A woman demonstrator chants slogans during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 27. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily

A woman demonstrator chants slogans during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 27. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily
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Demonstrators hold Iraqi flags during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 26. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Demonstrators hold Iraqi flags during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 26. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Demonstrators hold Iraqi flags during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 26. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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A tuk-tuk drives away from tear gas fired by Iraqi security forces during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 26. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A tuk-tuk drives away from tear gas fired by Iraqi security forces during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 26. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A tuk-tuk drives away from tear gas fired by Iraqi security forces during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 26. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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A demonstrator holds an Iraqi flag during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 26. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A demonstrator holds an Iraqi flag during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 26. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A demonstrator holds an Iraqi flag during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 26. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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Demonstrators sit near Kerbala Governorate Building during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Kerbala, October 26. REUTERS/Abdullah Dhiaa al-Deen

Demonstrators sit near Kerbala Governorate Building during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Kerbala, October 26. REUTERS/Abdullah Dhiaa al-Deen

Demonstrators sit near Kerbala Governorate Building during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Kerbala, October 26. REUTERS/Abdullah Dhiaa al-Deen
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Demonstrators are seen on a building during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 26. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily

Demonstrators are seen on a building during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 26. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily

Demonstrators are seen on a building during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 26. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily
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Mourners react over the coffin of a protester, who was killed at anti-government protests in Friday's demonstrations in Baghdad, during a funeral in the holy city of Najaf, October 26,. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

Mourners react over the coffin of a protester, who was killed at anti-government protests in Friday's demonstrations in Baghdad, during a funeral in the holy city of Najaf, October 26,. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

Mourners react over the coffin of a protester, who was killed at anti-government protests in Friday's demonstrations in Baghdad, during a funeral in the holy city of Najaf, October 26,. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani
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The Diwaniya Provincial Council Building burns after being torched by demonstrators during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Diwaniya, October 25.  
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The Diwaniya Provincial Council Building burns after being torched by demonstrators during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Diwaniya, October 25. REUTERS/Imad al-Khozai

The Diwaniya Provincial Council Building burns after being torched by demonstrators during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Diwaniya, October 25. REUTERS/Imad al-Khozai
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A demonstrator throws a tear gas canister during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25 
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A demonstrator throws a tear gas canister during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25 REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A demonstrator throws a tear gas canister during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25 REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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A demonstrator washes his face from tear gas using Coca-Cola during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A demonstrator washes his face from tear gas using Coca-Cola during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A demonstrator washes his face from tear gas using Coca-Cola during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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Iraqi security forces stand in front of demonstrators during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Iraqi security forces stand in front of demonstrators during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Iraqi security forces stand in front of demonstrators during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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Demonstrators carry a man who fainted from the effect of tear gas during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily

Demonstrators carry a man who fainted from the effect of tear gas during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily

Demonstrators carry a man who fainted from the effect of tear gas during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily
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Demonstrators are seen on a building carrying Iraqi flags during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Demonstrators are seen on a building carrying Iraqi flags during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Demonstrators are seen on a building carrying Iraqi flags during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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Demonstrators carry a man affected by tear gas during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Demonstrators carry a man affected by tear gas during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Demonstrators carry a man affected by tear gas during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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Demonstrators try to remove the fence during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily

Demonstrators try to remove the fence during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily

Demonstrators try to remove the fence during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily
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Demonstrators put water on the tear gas during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily

Demonstrators put water on the tear gas during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily

Demonstrators put water on the tear gas during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily
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Protesters push down concrete walls during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily

Protesters push down concrete walls during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily

Protesters push down concrete walls during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily
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Protesters push down concrete walls during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily

Protesters push down concrete walls during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily

Protesters push down concrete walls during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily
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A demonstrator stands on canister to stop a tear gas fired by Iraqi security forces during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A demonstrator stands on canister to stop a tear gas fired by Iraqi security forces during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A demonstrator stands on canister to stop a tear gas fired by Iraqi security forces during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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Demonstrators disperse as Iraqi security forces use tear gas during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Demonstrators disperse as Iraqi security forces use tear gas during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Demonstrators disperse as Iraqi security forces use tear gas during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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A woman with Iraqi flag, reacts during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A woman with Iraqi flag, reacts during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A woman with Iraqi flag, reacts during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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Demonstrators are seen during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Demonstrators are seen during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Demonstrators are seen during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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Demonstrators cover their faces from tear gas during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Demonstrators cover their faces from tear gas during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Demonstrators cover their faces from tear gas during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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Demonstrators disperse as Iraqi Security forces use tear gas during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Demonstrators disperse as Iraqi Security forces use tear gas during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Demonstrators disperse as Iraqi Security forces use tear gas during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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Demonstrators are seen during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily

Demonstrators are seen during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily

Demonstrators are seen during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, October 25. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily
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