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Iraq: protesters allege corruption, to boycott polls

Clip: 10/09/2021 | 8m 35s | Video has closed captioning.

Iraq’s elections will be held on Sunday, but members of the country’s protest movement are already planning on boycotting the event. They say that the election process is corrupt, with paramilitary wings of incumbent parties attacking opposition supporters. With low turnout, the Shi’ite cleric Moqtada Al Sadr’s party is expected to win. Special Correspondent Simona Foltyn reports.

Aired: 10/09/21

Rating: NR

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