PROTEST ABOUT THE LOSS OF PENSIONS BY FORMER IRAQI SOLDIERS OUTSIDE THE GOVERNMENT OFFICES, BASRA [Allocated Title]
Former members of the Saddam-era Iraqi Army protest about the loss of their pensions.
START 00:00:00 Black screen followed by bars.
00:00:30 High angle shot (from roof) show the protesters gathering on the road; British soldier keeps watch. In the courtyard below, behind the closed door of the government offices, members of the Iraqi Police Tactical Support Unit (TSU) wait with riot shields stand by in case of unrest. The door is opened and the TSU exit and form an orderly line to keep the crowd at bay.
00:02:23 Close-ups of the gathered crowd; they jostle with the TSU members but remain orderly.