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Basra protests to resume December with additional demand

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Activists and demonstrators from the province of Basra affirmed on Thursday that December 1 will witness the resumption of demonstrations and protests in the province, adding that the release of detainees will be added to the former demands.

Karim Abdullah, a member of the Basra protest coordinators, said that the demands of the demonstrators and the people of Basra have not been meet since July. He added that water is still not safe to drink and numerous people are still left unemployed.

He added that the demonstrations will be resumed by the beginning of December, noting that the protests will call for the same demands and will also demand the release of detainees who were arrested during protests.

Basra witnessed large-scale protests that were launched on July 3, resulting in the death of dozens of protestors.


Last Modified: Thursday، 29 November 2018 09:48 PM