Sep. 30, 2021

New Iraqi parties gird to set up opposition without representation

Iraq/Politics

Ten groups that have emerged from the Oct. 2019 protest movement in Iraq, known locally as the Tishreen (October) parties, have announced the formation of a political opposition. The grouping is the first of its kind because it will participate in neither the parliament nor the government, unlike previous opposition groupings.

The Al-Bait Al-Watani (The National House), a party set up by opposition activists, on Aug. 10 published a statement announcing the formation of the first political opposition grouping aimed at ending the ethno-sectarian quota system and building a state based on true citizenship....

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Saman Dawod
Saman Dawod
Saman Dawod is an Iraqi journalist who covers politics as well as issues to do with ... Full Bio
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