Iraqis vote for new parliament hoping for change

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Iraqis head to the polls amid widespread apathy in parliamentary elections that some hope will deliver much needed reforms after decades of conflict and mismanagement Iraq close to it says basis basis took part in an election which had been put forward by a year in response to a popular uprising in late twenty nineteen in the uprising tens of thousands of people took to the streets to protest endemic corruption pool services and rising unemployment the protests and didn't get the full size Iraqi security forces fired live ammunition and tear gas which of the six hundred people were killed however many young activists and demonstrators who took part in the protests have called for a boycott of the polls hi I'm Karen Thomas

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