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Iraq’s displaced forgotten in elections

Salam Faraj writes for AFP:

While the election campaign is in full swing elsewhere in Iraq, the country's displaced camps holding hundreds of thousands of people barely register on the radars of those running for office.

In "Camp Seven" in the western Anbar province not a single campaign poster can be seen appealing to those who have the right to cast their ballot at the parliamentary vote on May 12.

For many of the residents the disinterest shown by the election candidates is mirrored by their own antipathy to those running.

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