New York Times reports on mass demonstrations in Iraq in solidarity with Bahrain Shia

Iraqi Shiites Protest Bahrain Crackdown
Published: March 18, 2011

BAGHDAD – In the southern port city of Basra, the slums of Sadr City, the divided city of Kirkuk in the north and other areas across Iraq, followers of Moktada al-Sadr, the populist Shiite cleric, flooded the streets after Friday prayers to denounce the violence unleashed on Shiite demonstrators in Bahrain and the presence of Saudi troops there.

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