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Families of demonstrations` victims refuse compensation from Abdul-Mahdi`s government

The families of the demonstrations` victims in Iraq refused to receive compensation from the government of Adil Abdul-Mahdi, while they also refused to establish consolation councils until the defendants were brought to justice.

A source in the Coordinating Committee for the demonstrations, that "some of the families of the victims in the events of the October demonstrations, refused to pay condolences to their martyrs until the defaulting officials are brought to justice."

He added that "the families of the demonstrators, refused to receive compensation from government committees, in Baghdad and the southern provinces, financial checks for the families of martyrs worth 10 million dinars, and for the wounded amounting to 5 million dinars."