The Iraqi Fiqh Academy of Senior Scholars for Advocacy and Fatwa issued on Tuesday a statement on the anticipation of the pre-demonstrations scheduled to start on the 25th of this month.
"Claiming the rights is endorsed by the divine laws and endorsed by all constitutions and laws," the council said in a statement.
"Commitment to the peacefulness of the demonstrations is a road to their success, so it must be maintained, and no attack on public and private property is allowed, it is forbidden by law," it said.
"Respect for the sanctity of blood is a legitimate and human duty. Everyone must not use violence and avoid bloodshed," the statement said.
The statement called on the three presidencies to "take serious reform steps, including reform in the political system based on quotas, the elimination of corruption and accountability of spoilers, tackling unemployment, reconstruction of districts affected by terrorist and military operations, and provinces suffering from service neglect, and the release of innocent detainees." And reveal the fate of the forcibly absentees. "
"We reaffirm respect for media freedom and condemn attacks on institutions and personalities," the statement said.
Saleh Mohammed al-Iraqi, close to the leader of the Sadr movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, earlier in the day announced the readiness of six groups for the demonstrations expected next Friday.
The capital Baghdad and a number of predominantly Shiite provinces witnessed bloody demonstrations in early December to protest against the deterioration of living and service conditions, and the spread of unemployment in the community, and the spread of financial and administrative corruption in the state institutions and departments, while the provinces with the majority of Sunnis have remained silent due to the circumstances of their regions As a result of military operations against ISIS.