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UN: Targeted Killings Continue Against Iraq Protesters

Deliberate killings, abduction and arbitrary detention are among abuses that continue against Iraqi anti-government demonstrators by unknown groups, according to a U.N. report released Wednesday.

The report comes amid a string of targeted assassinations and arrests of civil activists and journalists that have fostered fear among protesters.

Meanwhile, violence resumed in central Baghdad as 31 protesters were wounded when security forces fired tear gas to disperse them from Wathba square, a central plaza in the capital, security and health officials said.

The official spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations.

The report from the U.N. Assistance Mission in Iraq called on read more >>>

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