Tahrir protesters are demanding a "constitutional change" and threatening to escalate

2016-01-29 22:13:17 | (Voice of Iraq) - Baghdad

Hundreds of people demonstrated in Tahrir Square in Baghdad, on Friday, calling for constitutional change and hold early elections, as confirmed "desist" from the lifting of the previous demands could not be achieved by "the current government", he pointed out that the demonstrations will depend escalation in the coming days.

A member of the Coordination have initiated demonstrations, civil, in an interview with the (long-Presse), "The demonstrations today was preceded by a preparatory meeting on Thursday, in the presence of most of the activists demonstrations in Baghdad and other provinces, and then followed by a coordinating conference this morning," noting that "recommendations of the Conference included not to raise demands reforms, starting from the demonstrations today could not be achieved in the presence of so corrupt politicians and thieves."

Civil He added, "The recommendations included the claim the adoption of constitutional change to expel these politicians for the government's decision, through legal mechanisms certified as provided for in Iraqi legislation," noting that "an option of early elections or the formation of a government of technocrats and other legitimate means other."

Civil He noted, that "the demonstrations will witness an escalation in the coming combining larger and pressure to achieve those recommendations after impatient protesters for more than five months."

The capital Baghdad and 10 Iraqi provinces are (Babylon, Karbala, Najaf, Diwaniyah and Muthanna, Dhi Qar, Wasit, Maysan, Basra and Diyala) is witnessing massive demonstrations since about three months to condemn the poor services and corruption in government institutions and the judiciary, resulting in many of the reforms announced by the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, The protesters say that these reforms "marginal and unimportant and did not achieve" their goals.