Sadrists in Firdous Square: not to muzzle the mouths .. And to accelerate the withdrawal of confidence from the Maliki
20/06/2012 18:15

"Iraq's Gate" Bgdada - demonstrated a number of Sadrist followers this afternoon in Firdous Square to support the demands of their leader, freedom of the media and not to muzzle the mouths amid tight security was cut off roads leading to the place of demonstration and deployment of security-intensive security services.The demonstrators set out from a mosque in Sadr City improved to gather in Firdous Square and carried Avctat demanding freedom of the media and criticize the pressures exerted to muzzle the mouths in addition to chanting slogans supports the positions of Mr. Muqtada al-Sadr.The demonstrators chanted slogans in support of withdrawal of confidence in Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and the claim to expedite resolution of this file by dragging him confidence.The areas of central Baghdad, has seen tight security in the vicinity of Firdous Square in anticipation of the protests get out of the Sadrist movement.The leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, the Iraqi media described as "a tool of power."Sadr said in a statement: "we must be noted for several things concerning the Iraqi media, which is that the Iraqi media and channels is a game, however, power and this is ugly and reprehensible and must be rejected and discarded immediately hear and be guided to parliamentarians and specialists work in order to make the media and satellite channels, internal visual, written, audio, especially channel Iraqi esteemed Iraqi neutrality and radio stations. "He added that "closing the channel or prevent Baghdadiya {} is esteemed for the suppression of freedoms and dissent, but in general For everyone to work for lack of control by individual members of the Government to free media, and I generally refuse to prevent detection channels because of the opposition papers to the government."He stressed the chest, "you must make the Charter of the media to keep all its freedom and independence, not dependence of governments, parties, and through the Iraqi parliament that met {} and not officials, Iraqi Information For either rejection or resignation of the Iraqi Media Network." It is scheduled to come out to follow the Sadrist movement today in a demonstration in central Baghdad to demand the freedom of the media in the country. "Issued in the office of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki issued a statement about the remarks, which accused the Prime Minister oppressed voices in which he stated that "it is practiced is gagged, which takes the style of the threat against the critics, especially the media and mobilize the atmosphere and inciting against them.""We should not defend the way certain media made the right judgments for violations related to the instigation and attack or other means and other channels just to disagree with, although not committed any offense."The statement continued, "The government affirms once again its defense of freedom of expression and protection to the media against any side exposed to the threat or the excess and will stand firmly against it."