> Funerals were held across Baghdad, Saturday for demonstrators killed by security forces after they stormed the fortified green zone. At least four antigovernment protestors were killed and 90 injured.
aqi security forces used live ammunition, rubber bullets, water canons, and tear gas, Friday. In an attempt to dislodge demonstrators in the Central District.
Home to government buildings, Parliament, and many foreign embassies. Protesters include supporters of powerful Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, along with other groups upset with the government's failure to approve anti-corruption reforms and maintain security in the capital. The deadly turn of these latest protests liken to deepen distrust of the government.