- Posted February 23, 2012 by
This iReport is part of an assignment:
Turbulence, violence in the Middle East
What happened on 25 February 2011 demonstrations in Iraq
The night before 25 February 2011 the Iraqis youth on face book and on the ground inside Iraq were waiting and they could not sleep. They took the decision to demonstrate against the Noori AlMaliki Prime Minister of Iraq government and what is happening in Iraq because of corrupt politics, steeling billions dollars and killing Iraqis every day with bad services. The Iraqi youth could not wait to get Al-Threr sequare in Baghdad and other cities. In the morning it was very difficult to them to reach Al Tahrer sequar because of security forces they prepared as it is a war with security forces of Noori Al Maliki office. When the demonstration start , They violently suppressed demonstrators, killed in Baghdad and other cities more than 35 Iraqis and wounded many of them. The government announced that the demonstrators are terrorists and members of the former Baath Party.
These videos shows what happened that day in Tahrer Square in Baghdad and other cities in Iraq.