FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2011 file photo, Iraqi anti-government protesters throw stones at riot police during a demonstration in Baghdad, Iraq. A leading human rights group says Iraq's central ... more 
FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2011 file photo, Iraqi anti-government protesters throw stones at riot police during a demonstration in Baghdad, Iraq. 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. The New York-based Human Rights Watch called on Iraqi authorities on Thursday, June 2, 2011 to release detained protesters or formally charge those suspected of breaking the law. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Hadi Mizban, File
Thu, Jun 2, 2011 4:23 AM EDT