Sadr supporters to hold million-man demonstration in Baghdad, next Saturday

The Sadrist movement in a statement set the next Saturday to hold a million-man peaceful demonstration in Baghdad calling its supporters to join from all Iraqi provinces.

Saleh Muhammad al-Iraqi, prominent political figure and close to leader of the Sadrist movement Muqtada al-Sadr, in a statement on Sunday, set the next Saturday evening to hold a million-man demonstration in Baghdad’s downtown Tahrir square.
The demonstration is expected to be unprecedented in terms of the number that decided to be held in the Iraqi capital, Muhammad al-Iraqi has underscored that it is to stand against corruption and the corrupt parties.
“Sadr stressed the peacefulness of Saturday’s scheduled demonstration,” al-Iraqi said.
After weeks of storming Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone and holding a sit-in, where the parliament and foreign embassies are located the supporters of Sadrist continue to camp outside the legislative building, refusing to leave until their demands are met.
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