For nearly two months, many Iraqis have been calling for the end of corruption in the country and the departure of a corrupt political class. Faced with them, a power still uncompromising and security forces that fire with live ammunition. There are at least 350 deaths since the beginning of the movement, according to medical sources, and at least 16,000 injured. Nearly 3,000 protesters are now living with disabilities.
"The repression has exceeded all that one could imagine, all the international rules were violated, entrusts to France 24, Rahim Al Shammari, an Iraqi activist It is not possible that a State represses its people with its own money, and return his weapons against those he is supposed to defend. "