In detail .. Sadr plans to “civil disobedience” paralyzing the capital Baghdad

In detail .. Sadr plans to “civil disobedience” paralyzing the capital Baghdad

Saturday, September 09 2017 at 11:43 am

In detail - Sadr plans to civil disobedience paralyzing the capital BaghdadBaghdad / Sky Press

A senior source in the Sadrist movement, the intention of the leader of the current, Muqtada al-Sadr, to establish an “open sit-in” in the capital Baghdad to demand accountability of what they described as “spoilers,” likely to turn the sit-in to civil disobedience in the event did not meet the demands of Sadr.
The newspaper “Al Quds Al Arabi” the source, “Sadr is planning to call his followers in the capital Baghdad and other provinces of the country, and all nationalists to sit in the capital Baghdad, soon, to demand the submission of spoilers and accounting before the Iraqi judiciary.”

The source, who asked not to be identified, said that “the planned sit-in turns into civil disobedience, if the government does not respond to Sadr’s demands.”

In the same context, called on the leader of the Sadrist movement, on Friday, his supporters to gather two million “in support of reform.”

On Thursday, al-Sadr issued a statement that included “a number of decisions” that he said were for “public interest.”

The statement stressed that the institutions of the Sadr is the “Office of Mr. Martyr Affairs of the Hawzawi, based in Najaf Al-Ashraf in a sense of no branches, in addition to the Special Office, branches and all forms and current accessories, and will be announced by the Special Office, as well as the Peace Corps; To complete the liberation (…) and the committees of reform demonstrations, with the hard work to activate them and activate peaceful protests ».

Sadr called on the “Brigades of Peace,” the military wing of the Sadrist movement, to “seek to integrate with the armed forces as much as possible or with the body of the crowd if it was central to the Iraqi government exclusively.”

On February 11, Sadr demanded that demonstrators sit in front of the Green Zone (the headquarters of the Iraqi state and the security fortified) until the election commission and its law are changed, warning them at the same time of their entry.