Demonstrators who reject the elections set up sit-in tents near the Green Zone in Baghdad.. Photos

communityBaghdadThe electiongreennaysayers 2021-10-19 09:01A-AA+

Shafaq News/ The demonstrators who reject the election results began erecting tents today, Tuesday, in preparation for the sit-in near the fortified Green Zone in the center of the capital, Baghdad, according to Shafaq News Agency correspondent.

Dozens of people had protested earlier this morning, condemning the election results in front of the Green Zone, which includes sensitive government departments, the Iraqi parliament building, in addition to the embassies of Western countries.

In Basra Governorate, the far south of Iraq, dozens of protesters set up a marquee for a sit-in in front of the office of the Electoral Commission in the province.

Since the Independent High Commission announced the results of the legislative elections that took place this October, Shiite parties that own armed factions expressed their rejection of these results, and began to escalate and mobilize their audience to take to the street, which is what actually happened with the launch of demonstrations in regions and cities in Iraq.

And political leaders warned of fears that the rejectionist attitudes would take another path, given that the parties objecting to the election results had money and weapons and could worsen the situation and ignite a civil war in Iraq.

The results of the parliamentary elections resulted in the Sadrist bloc, led by the young Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, winning more than 70 seats, which qualifies him to form the federal government in alliance with winning political forces from the Kurds and Sunnis, and this aroused the resentment of the Shiite parties opposed to Sadr.

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