Hundreds of Iraqis have returned to the streets after weeks of a coronavirus lockdown, demanding sweeping political and economic reforms, just days following the swearing-in of a new government.

Iraqi's Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi promised to set free protesters arrested in demonstrations which started in October 2019.

But the protesters say systemic change is needed.

Al Jazeera’s Simona Foltyn reports from Baghdad, Iraq.

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