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2 activists kidnapped in Baghdad amid protests: IWDC


Iraqi Warcrime Documentation Center said two activists were kidnapped in Baghdad by armed militias on Saturday.


Tarek Mohamed Mahmoud and Alaa Al-Sheikh, activists who are known for joining protests in Al-Tahrir square, Baghdad, are part of a series of kidnappings that have started since the beginning of the recent uprising in October.


Iranian-backed militias are believed to be behind the assassination and kidnapping of numerous protesters, to end the protests by force.