Protesters from the Sadrist movement surrounding the Green Zone

04.18.2016
| (Voice of Iraq) - Baghdad besieged thousands of followers of the Sadrist movement, on Monday, the Green Zone in central Baghdad, demanding the implementation of the reforms called for by the current leader Moqtada al - Sadr and the formation of a government of technocrats. Draws thousands of followers of the Sadrist movement of Tahrir Square, central Baghdad, toward the green Zone , passing through the bridge of the Republic, to lay siege to the fortified government area of security. he called followers of the Sadrist movement to the implementation of the demands presented by the current leader Moqtada al - Sadr and the formation of a government of technocrats in the country, he heeded his call to besiege the headquarters of ministries and government institutions to put pressure towards these demands. the demonstrators from the Sadrists surrounded on Monday (18 April 2016), the Iraqi media network headquarters in central Baghdad, to demand the resignation of its president Abdul - Jabbar carp, while the security forces deployed in the vicinity of the network building in case of any emergency. the ministries of agriculture, finance, labor, science and technology evacuated on Monday , staff from their headquarters, and halted work where after besieging the protesters to their headquarters to demand the dismissal of the ministers, while the security forces deployed in the vicinity of those ministries case of any emergency. the protesters are angry followers of the Sadrist movement besieged, on Monday, the Ministry of communications, the center of the capital , Baghdad, to put pressure on the minister to resign, while cut off Abu Nawas Street to prevent and communications Minister Hassan Kadhim Al - Rashed from entering the ministry building. he was angry protesters besieged, on Sunday the (17 April 2016), the headquarters of the Ministries of Justice and Foreign Affairs in the area of fitness, and culture at the entrance to Haifa Street, reconstruction and housing in the Alawi neighborhood, central Baghdad, to demand that ministers to submit their resignations, and in charge of the security forces sealed off to protect those ministries gates and barred employees from leaving, helicopters flying in the skies of the capital over the demonstrators were seen. it was the cleric Moqtada al - Sadr called Saturday the (16 of April 2016), the ministers to submit their resignations , "immediately", and gave Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi , " a period not exceeding 40 days to correct the rest of the political process", as demanded by "exploitation" of popular support and the "disobedience" of the political blocs and sign a "violation of agreements to the opinion of the people , "threatened to" entrust the matter to the people and the lineup with him in the event of non - Abadi response. " the Sadrists began on Saturday the (16 April 2016), an open sit - in Tahrir Square, the center of the capital , Baghdad, to demand the implementation of reforms and the formation of a government of technocrats in the country. It is noteworthy that the cleric Moqtada al - Sadr called Saturday the (16 April 2016), "close people" over the political developments taking place in Iraq, as called for three presidencies to the coordination to hold a parliamentary session to view the ministerial cabin characterized by the "independent technocrats" and vote on them within a maximum period of three days, he stressed the need to keep a sit -in inside the House of Representatives and the House of Representatives support the "popular base is unparalleled." http://www.sotaliraq.com/newsitem.php?id=327733