Protests fade in Baghdad because of repression
On: Wed, 01/02/2012 11:48
Baghdad / term
are demonstrations that Iraq was doing in the midst of Arab spring has been a shock to the government, a shadow of those protests, which began nearly a year ago and is today in the process of fading due to divisions and pressure the authorities, which accuses the political parties to stand behind them. On February 25, 2011, thousands took to Tahrir Square in central Baghdad, denouncing the performance of the government and demanding better services is born with the shock of the government of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki. But today there is no longer only dozens of protesters
Every Friday, divided between the communists and others, scattered, surrounded by scores of security men who hold sway over the place. Political activist Jassim Hilfi He assessed the meeting with the term, that the political system and a year after the demonstrations in February proved that he is going through a crisis and ongoing, and that the demonstrations and protests that began on February 25 last year with the participation of different segments, "The demonstrations have been exposed to different types of sieges, the demonstrators to the pressure, arrests and exercised power a curfew, and laid barbed wire on the roads in addition to the threats of lining, which was exposed to another, and Abizaid Hilfi "I have tried power to distort the meaning of the protests, have qualified from the left calling for reform in various epithets, Once they are terrorists, Baathists, and at other times.
"Truth is everlasting, but our ideas about truth are changeable. Only a little of the first fruits of wisdom, only a few fragments of the boundless heights and depths of truth, have I been able to gather"