Posts Tagged ‘Protests’

Baghdad’s protest movement: despondent and divided

by Prashant Rao Note: This article was originally published by AFP on January 31, 2012. It can be found in full here. BAGHDAD (AFP) – Nearly a year after national rallies rocked the government, Iraq’s protest movement is a shadow of its former self, after the authorities cracked down and demonstrators themselves became divided. While [...]


News you might have missed

by Prashant Rao Note: This blog post was originally published by AFP on April 1, 2009. It can be found here. A good portion of the news that we, and other news organisations, cover are events that, to some degree, can be planned for — press conferences, briefings, speeches, and the like. The G20 summit here [...]