How Iraqis are using art to speak truth to power

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Politics has seeped into all forms of expression two weeks after Iraq’s election, while politicians are busy forming blocs for a government.

Since the US invasion which overthrew the government of Saddam Hussein 15 years ago – Iraqis have been going through one crisis after the other.

But creative Iraqis have continued their work despite a myriad of problems.

Al Jazeera’s Osama Bin Javaid reports from Baghdad, where he spoke to some Iraqis who say art is a powerful tool for holding those in power, new and old, to account.