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Hakim condemns violence against protesters in Basra

National Wisdom Movement's leader, Ammar al-Hakim condemned the violence against Basra's protester, who demonstrated against shortage of jobs, electricity and water.

Hakim pointed out that Iraqi citizens suffer from Long hours of power outage especially during summer, calling on the government and the Ministry of Electricity to shoulder their responsibilities towards Iraqi people.

On Sunday, a protester was killed and others were wounded near the southern oil hub of Basra as the city's residents demonstrated against lack of basic services.