Mideast Iraq

June 3, 2011 - 7:58 AM
A man chants slogans as he holds a poster depicting four detained activists with the words "release our voice in Tahrir Square," in Arabic, at a demonstration calling for their release in Tahrir Square in central Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, June 3, 2011. A leading human rights group says Iraq's central government and regional Kurdish leaders are beating and illegally detaining protesters to try to stop demonstrations calling for reforms. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)