Iraqi protesters storm the parliament in Baghdad’s Green Zone

No lawmakers were present in parliament when the protesters penetrated the capital’s high-security Green Zone, home to government buildings and diplomatic missions, on Wednesday.
Only security forces were inside the building and they appeared to allow the protesters in with relative ease.
The protesters oppose the candidacy of Mohammed Shia al-Sudani, a former minister and ex-provincial governor, who is the pro-Iran Coordination Framework’s pick for premier.
Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi called on the protesters to “immediately withdraw” from the Green Zone.

Al Jazeera’s Laura Burdon-Manley reports.

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