A Protest Activist Kidnapped in South of Iraq, Another Injured
Unidentified perpetrators on Saturday night kidnapped a protest activist in south of Iraq and left another with injuries.
According to media reports, Sajjad al-Iraqi and Basim Falaih, two of the well-known activists in the recent anti-government protests, were walking together in a southern neighborhood of Sairiyyah, Dhi Qar province when they were attacked.
Eyewitnesses said two pickup vehicles stopped the two young men, shot Falaih injured and forcefully took Sajjad al-Iraqi away, whose whereabouts still remain unknown.
Security forces have launched an investigation into the case, but haven’t yet found Al-Iraqi or made any arrests. Source