Iraqis rally in
, media banned from live coverage Baghdad
Iraqi security forces banned media from covering manifestations live on air.
Shuts Office of Protest Organizers Iraq
NY Times reports (March 7th): Two political parties that led demonstrations in Baghdad over the past two weeks said Monday that security forces controlled by Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki had ordered them to close their offices. Officials for the Iraqi Nation Party and the Iraqi Communist Party said in interviews that dozens of armed security forces had come to their offices, two days after another round of demonstrations.
Iraq Kurds protest, man tries to set himself ablaze
protesters call for jobs and better services Iraq
Iraqi activists' torture allegations spark fears for detained protesters
At least 10 people were detained on Monday while returning home from a
The arrests came as other protesters who were detained last month told Amnesty International that they were tortured in detention.