On the frontline of one of Iraq’s biggest youth protests | Witness Documentary

After a lifetime of conflict in Iraq, 20-year-old Tiba joins the October 2019 protests. She is amazed to see so many young men and women gathering from across Iraq to join the protests against unemployment, corruption, and foreign political interference.

Regardless of class and religion, the youth stand side by side in the uprising to reclaim their country. Tiba forms new friendships, ideas and dreams.

When the peaceful protests are met with violence, Tiba becomes a medic tending to the wounded. But she could never have imagined the heartache one fatality brings.

Baghdad on Fire by Karrar Azzawi. 

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