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Iraq: Image of slain activist Safaa al-Saray becomes symbol of Iraqi unrest

0 22.11.2019 Инфо

W/S Graffiti on the walls of tunnel beneath Tahrir Square, Baghdad
W/S Graffiti on the walls of tunnel beneath Tahrir Square
W/S Graffiti on the walls of tunnel beneath Tahrir Square
M/S Graffiti depicting Safaa al-Saray
W/S Protest
W/S Graffiti depicting Safaa al-Saray
W/S Graffiti depicting Safaa al-Saray
M/S Graffiti depicting Safaa al-Saray
M/S Graffiti depicting Safaa al-Saray
M/S Picture of Safaa al-Saray on building
M/S Banner hanging outside memorial tent reading "Protest tent; students of the Iraqi university of the radio television faculty"
W/S Alsaray's photo outside memorial tent
M/S Child outside memorial tent
C/U Child outside tent with Iraqi flag drawing on face
W/S The walls of tunnel beneath Tahrir Square
W/S Tunnel beneath Tahrir Square
W/S The walls of tunnel beneath Tahrir Square
SCRIPT
Images of those killed by the Iraqi security forces since anti-government protests erupted in Baghdad in early October have covered the walls and facades of the Iraqi capital, footage filmed on Friday shows.
The walls of the tunnel leading beneath Tahrir Square could be seen covered with graffiti depicting the icons adopted by the protesters as symbols of the resistance, including the well-known activist Safaa al-Saray, who died on October 28 after being shot in the back of the head with a tear gas cannister.
According to reports, over 300 people have been since protests engulfed the country on October 1, when demonstrators filled the streets to denounce high levels of unemployment, widespread corruption, and a lack of basic services.