The Iraqi people continue their demonstrations for the fourth month .. The series of assassinations and kidnapping of activists in Iraq continues
Iraqi demonstrators closed the doors of government departments in the governorates, as they burned tires in the streets to condemn the lack of response to the demands of the protest demonstrations to form an interim government that would pave the way for new general elections.
Activists stated, "Large groups of protesters started from the early morning hours to close the doors of government departments and buildings and burn tires in the streets and on the road to Najaf International Airport. They also burned an Iraqi Hezbollah headquarters in the housing area in Najaf province and called on the people to participate extensively in Protest demonstrations that have been going on in the country for nearly four months. "
The activists said that the escalation in the demonstrations comes against the background of the lack of seriousness of the blocs and parties in the country to present an independent candidate to form the new government that paves the way for new general elections.
Iraqi cities are witnessing the closure of a number of streets and bridges, amid tight security measures in anticipation of clashes.
Activists indicated that the series of assassinations and kidnapping of activists in Iraq will not subside soon, especially with a complete lack of punishment for the perpetrators.
Activists confirmed that unknown militants kidnapped the activist Ahmed Fadel, after he left the Tahrir Square in central Baghdad.
The activists stated that Fadel was kidnapped by unknown gunmen at gunpoint, as security forces received information from civilian residents indicating that the kidnapping took place after unknown armed men intercepted the civilian activist in central Baghdad, and then forced him to ride in a civilian car.
While the fate of the activist Ahmed has not been known yet, and no one has claimed responsibility for the kidnapping.
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The authorities concerned have not yet been able to arrest a single person involved, although many of these assassinations were documented by street surveillance cameras.
In addition, the Human Rights Commission, in turn, calls for the Ministry of Interior to put an end to the assassinations and kidnappings of activists of the popular anti-government protests and the ruling political class.
The activists affirmed that those who kidnapped and killed the activists and demonstrators were the pro-Iranian militias in [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] as the PMF, Badr, Asa’ib Ahl al-Haqq and the Iraqi Hezbollah Brigades, among others ..
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