The goverment has never stopped using massive violence against the protesters in Baghdad and other cities. The Iraqi govt. claims it is not using live ammunition rather they are using tear gas to target the protesters. The security forces is using the tear gas canisters as a deadly weapon and shoots the protesters directly in the head. 10s reported killed by a tear gas canister in the head.
See the video from Baghdad, near Sinak Bridge, today Nov. 3, 2019