Despite the death of over 300 protesters and the injuring of thousands of others, the locals are still resolute in their cause.
Iraqi protesters bought a lion to the protesting areas after security forces intervened protests with police dogs.
The photo of a lion draped in the flag of Iraq has been trending on social media.
According to reports, Iraqi citizens started series of relentless protests against the ruling political elite. They accused them of systemic corruption and unfitness to rule the country.
Recently, the police threatened the protesters with trained dogs. One of the protesters answered by bringing a lion and threatening to let it attack both the dogs and the police.