Protests against power lock: Two Dead in demonstrations in Iraq

In the case of protests in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, two people were killed. The protesters were on the Central Tahrir square on Monday night of tear gas by th

Protests against power lock: Two Dead in demonstrations in Iraq

In the case of protests in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, two people were killed. The protesters were on the Central Tahrir square on Monday night of tear gas by the security forces shot has been taken, said Doctors in Baghdad, the AFP news Agency. It is the first fatal are clashes on the symbolic space since the assumption of office of Prime Minister Mustafa Kadhemi the beginning of may.

Tahrir square last October, the starting point of a months-long mass protests. Over 550 people had been, and tens of thousands injured and killed. In addition, several dozen activists were murdered or deported.

The protests were directed first of all against corruption, high youth walked unemployment and service performance bottlenecks, however, rapidly in government-critical protests and the call for a new political beginning. The new head of government Kadhemi promised an investigation into the violence and a political new beginning.

On Sunday it was now, once again, to demonstrations against the regular shutdowns of the power grid. In the past few years, it had repeatedly so in the summer, protests against. Several were fired as a response, Minister.

Updated Date: 27 July 2020, 18:19

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