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Iraq, UN discuss repercussions of recent demonstrations


Head of the Iraqi Supreme Judicial Council, Judge Fayeq Zidan, on Wednesday held a meeting with a UN delegation to discuss the repercussions of the recent demonstrations in Iraq.

A statement by the Media Center of the Supreme Judicial Council said that the meeting was attended by Daniel Bell, director of the UN Human Rights Office, and Katrina Torg, head of the criminal justice team.

The two sides discussed the peoples’ right to demonstrate under the Constitution, pointing out to differentiate between peaceful demonstrators with legitimate demands and those who use violence. "