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Safwan Market - Short Documentary by Hadi Mahood, 25'

Safwan Market, located in the heart of Samawa, Iraq, is the city’s largest marketplace and most lucrative area for its inhabitants to earn a living. When the government decides to demolish the predominantly Shia’a market in order to build a Sunni mosque, the vendors working there have reason to revolt. Where will they take their business?
How will they earn their livelihood? And why have the city developers decided on this particular spot?

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2 minutes