The start of the demonstrations in the Iraqi capital Baghdad amid intense security measures


By Roudao one hour ago
مظاهرات ساحة التحرير
Demonstrations in Tahrir Square

Roudao – Erbil

Hundreds went to Tahrir Square in central Baghdad on Friday, despite the rise in high temperatures, at the requestof Moqtada alSadr , leader, calling for reform.

He Roudao media network’s correspondent in Baghdad, said that “elements of the Peace Brigades plainclothes without carry arms, they searched the demonstrators before reaching Tahrir Square.”

He added that “the protesters holding banners and slogans to eradicate corruption, and to hold accountable the corrupt, and support reform.”

He explained reporter, he said that “security forces sealed off bridges Sinak Republic, and all roads leading to Tahrir Square, the center of the capital, before the start of the demonstrations.”

He pointed out that “the Baghdad Operations, intense forces deployed in the vicinity of Tahrir Square areas, to secure the demonstration, which was launched this evening.”


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