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Global Voices

12 Aug 13
Most want a system that lets them handpick politicians, but none is prepared to say so out loud.
Iraqi prime minister Nuri al-Maliki . (Photo: Ahmed al-Baghdadi)
3 Jul 13
Will erosion of the State of Law party help shape a new kind of politics?
An Iraqi journalist from Alsumaria TV interviews a construction contractor in Baghdad, May 2009. (Photo: James Selesnick/US Army/WikiCommons)
2 May 13
Despite ongoing violence, some reporters argue that excessive security checks stop them getting the story.
Demonstration in Iraq's Anbar province in support of the Syrian uprising, February 2012.  (Photo: Iraq Revolution)
1 May 13
Uncertain allegiances and fears of spillover.
24 Dec 12
Critics say law combines sweeping descriptions of “information crimes” with excessive penalties.
Burnt-out wreck of a car used to attack a Shia mosque in  Baghdad's Sadr City area,  April 2010. (Photo: Serwan Azez/Metrography)
23 Oct 12
Draft law intended to promote return to normality, but critics warn of opposite effect if militants believe they have impunity.
Protest against power outages in Basra. (Photo: Abu Iraq)
7 Aug 12
Electricity shortages happen everywhere in Iraq, but cause angry scenes in the boiling temperatures of the south.
7 Mar 12
Funds to become more readily available after story on concerns of Iraqis living in Syria.
An IWPR workshop targeting Iraqi women, October 2011, Baghdad. (Photo: IWPR)
Photo Essay
23 Dec 11
Workshop participants start producing public-service advertising for local media.