a correspondent for the Arab countries, based in Beirut.F. A. Z. Twitter
Mewis had been taken away, according to information from security forces on Monday in the Baghdad district of Karrada Armed. The background of the fact remained initially unclear. The German had operated in the Iraqi capital, the cultural centre "Bait Tarkib", the young Iraqi artist promotes. They also supported the Iraqi protest movement, the calls for since October of last year, the corrupt political class of Iraq and his konfessiona list System out.
The activists of the protest movement are faced with brutal Repression by Iran-loyal Shia militias, and with them, allied forces in the security apparatus. Again and again activists were deported and murdered.
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irritated a lot of people, Iraqi observers, the militias suspected to be behind Mewis' abduction. These are also suspected to be the same for other similar cases in the recent past, responsible. A spokesman for the notorious group Kataib Hizbullah distanced himself on Tuesday from the abduction of the German and blamed on "gangs" of the new heads of government MustafaKadhemi. With him, the group is currently in a deepening conflict. The anticipatory denial does not necessarily mean that the Kataib-the Hizbullah militia, or groups from your haze circle had nothing to do with the kidnapping.Updated Date: 24 July 2020, 04:19