Monday, November 4, 2019 10:38 AM
Baghdad / … Demonstrators in Tahrir Square in central Baghdad, on Monday, continued their sit-in in the square for the eleventh day in a row to demand the dismissal of the government and disclose the identity of the killers of the demonstrators and prosecution, while continuing to control the building of the Turkish restaurant despite attempts by riot control forces since several Days by heavily targeting him with tear and sound bombs.
A source said that the position of the Republic Bridge witnessed a continuous concentration of demonstrators at the first line of the bridge, pointing to the large number of students who decided to go on strike and declare civil disobedience to Tahrir Square in Baghdad.
He explained that the Al-Senk Bridge witnessed a positioning near the first line and the parking garage, while noting the closure of Al-Khalani Square.
A source said on Monday, a number of streets in Baghdad, especially east of the capital, and in other provinces, by demonstrators to continue the pressure in the implementation of “civil disobedience” they called for its implementation since yesterday.
Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Sunday that the demonstrations in the country have achieved many of its purposes and prompted the three authorities to review their positions, while noting that the threat of oil interests and blocking some roads to Iraq’s ports is causing great losses exceeding billions, he explained that ” It is time for life to return to normal to open all markets, interests, laboratories, schools and universities. ”
The demonstrators across Iraq have called for days to carry out civil disobedience across the provinces to express their rejection of the continuation of the current government and Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi adhered to the position despite popular rejection of him and the continued repression of demonstrators and non-response to their demands.
The capital Baghdad and nine other provinces since last Friday (October 25), large-scale protests to demand the dismissal of the government and bring the killers of demonstrators to justice and work for early elections under international supervision, and resulted in the killing and wounding of hundreds of demonstrators and security forces as a result of brutal repression The demonstrators were subjected to it.