Baghdad: (JTN) Protests in Baghdad
A protest procession was taken out towards the Supreme Judicial
Council in Al-Nusur Square, located in the center of the historic city
of Baghdad, the capital of Iraq. The protesters were demanding an
end to corruption and quotas. Protesters also chanted slogans
condemning Tehran’s interference in Iraq’s affairs. They were saying
that Iran’s government will not work in Iraq.
The Protesters comes from several provinces of country
According to the Iraqi News Agency, this protest march in which the
demonstrators of the Tishrin Tehreek forces came from several
provinces, and given foolproof security. It is noteworthy that a few
days ago, violent clashes occurred in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on
August 29, 2022. In which 30 people were killed and around 600
were injured. The demonstrations started last Monday and
continued for almost 24 hours in the highly secured Green Zone.
Government headquarters and diplomatic missions are located in
the Green Zone.
Supporters of the Iraqi government pitted against each other
loyalists of al-Sadr on one side and al-Hashd al-Shaabi on the other.
The clashes took place when thousands of supporters of the Sadr
movement took to the streets to express their anger. The protests
began when Muqtadi al-Sadr announced his retirement from
politics. The tensions came months after parliamentary elections
of October 10, 2021, al-Sadr won the most seats
in parliament but did not form the government.
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