エディション:
日本
写真 | 2019年 11月 15日 12:50 JST

Iraq's young protesters vow to never give up

Mohammad Said Yasseen: "We are only carrying flags, we don't have anything else in our hands. But they keep hitting us, we've had at least seven martyrs here ... I want my rights, we are being oppressed. We have nothing: no schools, no decent hospitals, no riches for the people. They only know how to steal - and they steal from us, leaving us with nothing. We are only asking for education and health. We have to get rid of the corrupt ones. Without that, there's no solution. We want a civil state - we don't want corrupt parties and corrupt politicians. I want these youths to govern us. If we don't execute these corrupt officials, then we won't succeed." REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Mohammad Said Yasseen: "We are only carrying flags, we don't have anything else in our hands. But they keep himore

Mohammad Said Yasseen: "We are only carrying flags, we don't have anything else in our hands. But they keep hitting us, we've had at least seven martyrs here ... I want my rights, we are being oppressed. We have nothing: no schools, no decent hospitals, no riches for the people. They only know how to steal - and they steal from us, leaving us with nothing. We are only asking for education and health. We have to get rid of the corrupt ones. Without that, there's no solution. We want a civil state - we don't want corrupt parties and corrupt politicians. I want these youths to govern us. If we don't execute these corrupt officials, then we won't succeed." REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
Close
1 / 18
Hossam, an Iraqi demonstrator, poses for a photograph during ongoing anti-government protests in Baghdad, Iraq, November 5, 2019. "I'm out here to demand everybody's rights. The muhasasa (sectarian power sharing system) has destroyed us, the parties have destroyed us ... I want to feel like they do in other countries - why have those countries, which were founded after Iraq - why have they succeeded and we haven't? We're an oil-rich country. We're a country of oil and riches." he said. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Hossam, an Iraqi demonstrator, poses for a photograph during ongoing anti-government protests in Baghdad, Iraqmore

Hossam, an Iraqi demonstrator, poses for a photograph during ongoing anti-government protests in Baghdad, Iraq, November 5, 2019. "I'm out here to demand everybody's rights. The muhasasa (sectarian power sharing system) has destroyed us, the parties have destroyed us ... I want to feel like they do in other countries - why have those countries, which were founded after Iraq - why have they succeeded and we haven't? We're an oil-rich country. We're a country of oil and riches." he said. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
Close
2 / 18
Abeer, a medical volunteer. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Abeer, a medical volunteer. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Abeer, a medical volunteer. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
Close
3 / 18
Yasir 'Idan: "I want a nation, I want my rights. I don't have anything: not even a salary. Didn't they say they were going to give us salaries after the previous wave of protests? Well, nothing happened, they're all liars. We are not leaving -- from Nasiriya to Amara to Tahrir -- we are not leaving until there is a change in government. We want a change in government. No (Prime Minister) Adel Abdul Mahdi, no (Speaker of Parliament Mohammad) al-Halboosi." he said. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Yasir 'Idan: "I want a nation, I want my rights. I don't have anything: not even a salary. Didn't they say themore

Yasir 'Idan: "I want a nation, I want my rights. I don't have anything: not even a salary. Didn't they say they were going to give us salaries after the previous wave of protests? Well, nothing happened, they're all liars. We are not leaving -- from Nasiriya to Amara to Tahrir -- we are not leaving until there is a change in government. We want a change in government. No (Prime Minister) Adel Abdul Mahdi, no (Speaker of Parliament Mohammad) al-Halboosi." he said. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
Close
4 / 18
Hamza: "I'm here protesting against corruption and to demand a nation. These politicians haven't given the people any solutions. God willing, our demands will be met if we continue our protest." REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Hamza: "I'm here protesting against corruption and to demand a nation. These politicians haven't given the peomore

Hamza: "I'm here protesting against corruption and to demand a nation. These politicians haven't given the people any solutions. God willing, our demands will be met if we continue our protest." REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
Close
5 / 18
Salwa Hussein: "I am here protesting against the government. We don't want this failed, corrupt government of Alibaba thieves who are beholden to Iran. We do not want them, we don't want them at all. By god's will and god's strength, we will get there by staying out here. Even if only the women stay here, we will get there." REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Salwa Hussein: "I am here protesting against the government. We don't want this failed, corrupt government of more

Salwa Hussein: "I am here protesting against the government. We don't want this failed, corrupt government of Alibaba thieves who are beholden to Iran. We do not want them, we don't want them at all. By god's will and god's strength, we will get there by staying out here. Even if only the women stay here, we will get there." REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
Close
6 / 18
Haider Khalaf Mahmoud: "I am here to make the government fall, so I can get my rights. Get rights for the people who were wounded, for those who died, for the country that they keep stealing from. Let them all leave. The only way is for the government to fall, that's how we get our demands. We will stay here, we're not leaving until we get our rights." REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Haider Khalaf Mahmoud: "I am here to make the government fall, so I can get my rights. Get rights for the peopmore

Haider Khalaf Mahmoud: "I am here to make the government fall, so I can get my rights. Get rights for the people who were wounded, for those who died, for the country that they keep stealing from. Let them all leave. The only way is for the government to fall, that's how we get our demands. We will stay here, we're not leaving until we get our rights." REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
Close
7 / 18
Allawi, a tuk-tuk driver: "We are only demanding that we get rid of these corrupt officials, this government. They steal from us and we the people are all are poor ... We're not going away -- if this lasts a year, we'll stay." REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Allawi, a tuk-tuk driver: "We are only demanding that we get rid of these corrupt officials, this government. more

Allawi, a tuk-tuk driver: "We are only demanding that we get rid of these corrupt officials, this government. They steal from us and we the people are all are poor ... We're not going away -- if this lasts a year, we'll stay." REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
Close
8 / 18
Hussein Karim Hashem: "I'm here to change this ruling class -- all of it. (Prime Minister) Adel Abdul Mahdi, (Speaker of Parliament Mohammad) al-Halboosi and the others. They're all corrupt. I want to get my rights, get my money, get my salary. I'm a university graduate and I don't have a job. We want to get rid of all of these leaders." REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Hussein Karim Hashem: "I'm here to change this ruling class -- all of it. (Prime Minister) Adel Abdul Mahdi, (more

Hussein Karim Hashem: "I'm here to change this ruling class -- all of it. (Prime Minister) Adel Abdul Mahdi, (Speaker of Parliament Mohammad) al-Halboosi and the others. They're all corrupt. I want to get my rights, get my money, get my salary. I'm a university graduate and I don't have a job. We want to get rid of all of these leaders." REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
Close
9 / 18
Mohammad: "We want our rights. We want the government to fall. I want rights for my brother who was killed here, on the bridge. I want rights for my friend who was killed here on the bridge. They're killing us and we're only here protesting peacefully, and they're shooting us with live ammunition." REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Mohammad: "We want our rights. We want the government to fall. I want rights for my brother who was killed hermore

Mohammad: "We want our rights. We want the government to fall. I want rights for my brother who was killed here, on the bridge. I want rights for my friend who was killed here on the bridge. They're killing us and we're only here protesting peacefully, and they're shooting us with live ammunition." REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
Close
10 / 18
Ahmed: "I came to protest -- I'm born in 1992. I studied and I graduated top of my class from school, but no universities will accept me. And even if you graduate from university, there are no jobs. My friend Hussein, he graduated with a degree in English translation and he can't get a job. Even if you want to work as a day laborer, you need a powerful connection now ... The government is completely corrupt. It's been 16 years and we haven't benefited from them in anything: no jobs, no services -- we don't even have sewage, it's the most basic thing. We don't have even drinking water." REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Ahmed: "I came to protest -- I'm born in 1992. I studied and I graduated top of my class from school, but no umore

Ahmed: "I came to protest -- I'm born in 1992. I studied and I graduated top of my class from school, but no universities will accept me. And even if you graduate from university, there are no jobs. My friend Hussein, he graduated with a degree in English translation and he can't get a job. Even if you want to work as a day laborer, you need a powerful connection now ... The government is completely corrupt. It's been 16 years and we haven't benefited from them in anything: no jobs, no services -- we don't even have sewage, it's the most basic thing. We don't have even drinking water." REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
Close
11 / 18
Abadar: "I want my rights, jobs, salary ... Really we want jobs. God willing. If we stay out here we'll get our rights." REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Abadar: "I want my rights, jobs, salary ... Really we want jobs. God willing. If we stay out here we'll get oumore

Abadar: "I want my rights, jobs, salary ... Really we want jobs. God willing. If we stay out here we'll get our rights." REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
Close
12 / 18
An Iraqi demonstrator holds an Iraqi flag. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

An Iraqi demonstrator holds an Iraqi flag. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

An Iraqi demonstrator holds an Iraqi flag. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
Close
13 / 18
Mohammed: "I'm here protesting against the government. ... More than 250 people have died and there are many more wounded. They're all thugs, gangs who kidnap, kill. We don't want this government. We don't want any of them: we don't want Iran to interfere at all and we don't want America. We don't want any interference - we just want to do it ourselves ... We're going to close down the Green Zone, and make it fall." REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Mohammed: "I'm here protesting against the government. ... More than 250 people have died and there are many mmore

Mohammed: "I'm here protesting against the government. ... More than 250 people have died and there are many more wounded. They're all thugs, gangs who kidnap, kill. We don't want this government. We don't want any of them: we don't want Iran to interfere at all and we don't want America. We don't want any interference - we just want to do it ourselves ... We're going to close down the Green Zone, and make it fall." REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
Close
14 / 18
Mortada: "I want my rights. We want everything ... We will get there inshallah. By protesting. By asking for the nation." REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Mortada: "I want my rights. We want everything ... We will get there inshallah. By protesting. By asking for tmore

Mortada: "I want my rights. We want everything ... We will get there inshallah. By protesting. By asking for the nation." REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
Close
15 / 18
Hamza: "We have to stop the oppression of the Iraqi people." he said. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Hamza: "We have to stop the oppression of the Iraqi people." he said. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Hamza: "We have to stop the oppression of the Iraqi people." he said. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
Close
16 / 18
Hussein: "We are here peacefully protesting for human rights. We young people are tired, things aren't great: we have no jobs, we have no salaries ... We are not leaving -- even if this lasts 40 years. We won't leave until we get our victory." he said. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Hussein: "We are here peacefully protesting for human rights. We young people are tired, things aren't great: more

Hussein: "We are here peacefully protesting for human rights. We young people are tired, things aren't great: we have no jobs, we have no salaries ... We are not leaving -- even if this lasts 40 years. We won't leave until we get our victory." he said. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
Close
17 / 18
Rand Mohammad, a medical volunteer: "We are here to help our brothers in the square and to get our rights: we have no jobs, no water, no electricity, high unemployment, people are dying of hunger ... We have to stay here to achieve what we want. Peacefully. Even if it takes a long time." REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Rand Mohammad, a medical volunteer: "We are here to help our brothers in the square and to get our rights: we more

Rand Mohammad, a medical volunteer: "We are here to help our brothers in the square and to get our rights: we have no jobs, no water, no electricity, high unemployment, people are dying of hunger ... We have to stay here to achieve what we want. Peacefully. Even if it takes a long time." REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
Close
18 / 18

次のスライドショー

Tenuous truce in Gaza after two days of hostilities

Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad and Israel declared a halt to hostilities across the Gaza Strip border but a lasting ceasefire appeared tenuous as they...

2019年 11月 15日

Iraq protests ramp up after relative calm

At least four protesters were killed and more than 65 wounded on Thursday in clashes with Iraqi security forces who were trying to push them back to their main...

2019年 11月 15日

Reaction to Trump impeachment hearing

Reactions to the House Intelligence Committee impeachment hearing into allegations about President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine.

2019年 11月 14日

Inside the Trump impeachment hearings

The impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump goes public with two diplomats making their appearance before the House Intelligence committee, both of whom...

2019年 11月 14日

その他のスライドショー

Best of the Tokyo Olympics

Best of the Tokyo Olympics

Memorable moments from the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics.

Beirut marks year since port blast with demands for justice

Beirut marks year since port blast with demands for justice

Security forces fired water cannons and tear gas at protesters near Lebanon's parliament building as the country marked the first anniversary of the catastrophic explosion in Beirut port.

One year after deadly port explosion, Beirut residents grapple with trauma

One year after deadly port explosion, Beirut residents grapple with trauma

The Lebanese city and its residents bear heavy scars one year after the Aug. 4 blast left more than 200 dead, thousands injured, and large swathes of the city destroyed.

Tokyo Olympics: Best of August 4

Tokyo Olympics: Best of August 4

Highlights from August 4 at the Tokyo Summer Olympics.

Joy and heartbreak at the Tokyo Olympics

Joy and heartbreak at the Tokyo Olympics

The agony and the ecstasy of the Tokyo Summer Games.

Tokyo Olympics from above

Tokyo Olympics from above

Aerial views of the action during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Wildfires rage across Greece

Wildfires rage across Greece

More than 100 wildfires have burned across Greece in recent days, fanned by winds and the country's worst heat wave in 30 years.

Watching the Olympic Games from afar

Watching the Olympic Games from afar

Sports fans and Olympians' loved ones cheer on their athletes from afar during a spectator-free Tokyo Olympics.

Olympic athletes make on-field gestures

Olympic athletes make on-field gestures

While the IOC relaxed Rule 50 to allow gestures, such as kneeling on the field of play provided athletes do so without disruption and with respect for fellow competitors, it has banned any political gestures on the podium.

スライドショーランキング