Latest Updates on Iraq’s Protests

Sunday, 27 October 2019 - 00:23

Latest news from Iraq protests and statistics of casualties

– Iraq Army 19th Division entered Diwaniyah Province.

– The Dhi Qar governor’s guesthouse was set on fire by unknown people.

– Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi meets with security forces commanders at the Union Police headquarters.

– The Human Rights Committee has reported the deaths of 63 people in recent days. Also 2592 of demonstrators were injured.

– Arresting 3 people for burning citizens’ homes and damaging public and state property.

– Iraqi Supreme Judicial Council: Life imprisonment or even execution is pending if it is proven that individuals incite people to provoke civil war or launch armed riots.

– The presence of a number of Iraqi protesters on front of the Consulate of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Karbala.

– Blocking the Jumhuriya Bridge in Baghdad to block protesters from entering the al-Khazra area.

– Extension of curfew in the provinces of Karbala, Diwaniyah, Maysan, Babil, Basra, Wasit, Al-Muthanna and Dhi Qar.

– Failure to convene the parliament due to the absence of representatives. The parliament building is in Khazra district where protesters are trying to enter.

– The funeral of the martyr Wissam al-Aliyawi was held with presence of Qais Khazali, leader of Asa’ib Ahl al-Haq group and Hadi Al-Amiri.
Wissam al-Aliyawi was assassinated in the ambulance yesterday while he was wounded.

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