Protests in Iraq – level 1

14-10-2019 15:00

There are protests in Iraq. They start in Baghdad. They last more than one week. At first they are calm. Then Iraqi police come. The police kill over 100 people and hurt 6000 people.

The Iraqi people are not happy with the situation in their country. There are massive problems with government leaders. Many people do not have jobs. There are very bad services.

The Iraqi government reacts to the protests. The government says that people must stay at home at night. The government does not let them use the Internet.

Iraqi people must have human rights. There is a special group about this. This group wants safe protests. It also wants people to be able to speak freely.

Difficult words: massive (very big), service (a thing that helps you live such as electricity, water, or roads), human rights (things that every person can do).

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