Tahrir protesters were discussing "Sadr's paper" and calling for a trial, "al-Maliki government" symbols

Author: AHF
Editor: AHF, the AT

2.19.2016 18:40

Long-Presse / Baghdad
New Thousands of demonstrators in Tahrir Square in Baghdad, on Friday, demands the formation of a government of technocrats and selection of a fair and efficient government figures, as they demanded the prosecution of "the previous government symbols accused of corruption and fall of cities, however (Daash)", confirmed the agreement to discuss the reformist paper leader Alttiara Sadr Muqtada al-Sadr and the possibility of application on the ground.

He said civil rights activist, Jihad Jalil, in an interview with (long-Presse), said that "thousands of demonstrators gathered today in Tahrir Square, central Baghdad, and various slides and affiliations, to put forward a series of mass claims, which include a call for reform and the formation of the Government of Techno Hippocrates and the elimination of corruption ".

He said Jalil, said that "the masses with the call for the formation far from party affiliations and sectarianism in the choice of ministers and managers government," pointing to "It's a chance for salvation from the past mistakes of past governments and leave balances ethnic and sectarian strife in the formation of the executive branch."

He said Jalil, said that "the demonstrators and through slogans and logos that they offered affirmed their solidarity with the recent judicial decisions against some accused of corruption of former officials in the government," and urged to "open the fall of Nineveh province, files, and the absence of the final accounts to balance in 2014, and other of the other issues," stressing "the previous government accounting codes of those who had their hand in those files."

He said Jalil, that "the demonstration today witnessed a significant presence of the supporters of the Sadrist movement and demand the implementation of the reform paper called by Muqtada al-Sadr," he said, adding, "it was discussed and agreed to discuss and study the reform project of the chest by some of the demonstrators in the coming days."

The capital Baghdad and 10 Iraqi provinces are (Babil, Karbala, Najaf and Diwaniya, Muthanna, Dhi Qar, Wasit, Maysan, Basra and Diyala) is witnessing massive demonstrations since August 2015 to condemn the poor services and corruption in government institutions and the judiciary, resulting in many of the reforms announced by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, while protesters say that these reforms "marginal and unimportant and did not check" their goals.