Clergyman warns from deteriorating Iraqi situation similar to Syria
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The religious figure, Qasim al-Taye warned from turning Iraq into second Syria due to the continuity of the demonstrations in a number of Iraqi provinces.
Taye cited in a statement received by IraqiNews.com “The Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki, will realize how our position was sound when we stressed those demonstrations of Tahreer Square aim at stabilizing the political and security situation in Iraq.”
“If Maliki listened to our calls, things did not go sour like what happens now,” he added.
The demonstrations and sit-ins are still going forward for two weeks in Anbar, Salah il-Din and Nineveh provinces, demanding for releasing the prisoners and women detainees as well as canceling the article 4 of the Anti-Terrorism Law besides other demands.