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IHCHR expresses concrens over arresting 31 protestors in Basra

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Iraq High Commission for Human Rights (IHCHR) showed concern over the arrest rof 31 protesters security forces in Basra, while the places of their detention is still unknown.

In a press conference, an official in the IHCHR said that the commission is concerned about the situation in Basra, saying it is closely following up the situation in the city, raising its concerns over the mass arrests of prtesters.

The commission said it is trying to detect the detention place of the arrested, adding that the mass arrests were carried out by security forces, in cooperation with militias and parties' elements, without a judicial permission.

The IHCHR's official affirmed that it is the government's responsibility to protect protesters, calling on human rights organizations and the civil society organizations to stand against such violations.
Last Modified: Sunday، 16 September 2018 11:56 PM
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