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Security forces release a number of demonstrators in Basra

A security source from Basra Governorate, on Thursday (18 June 2020), announced the release of a .number of demonstrators in Basra Governorate The source said (Baghdad today), “A number of demonstrators were released this day after their arrest in the recent demonstrations near the local government building in the middle of the province” last week.

The Basra Governorate, had witnessed mass demonstrations in front of the local government building, last week, in protest against poor services, and demanding to reveal the killers of protesters in the province, interspersed with cutting off some road with burned tires, before the security forces responded by firing tear gas and opening water hoses towards the demonstrators. Source