Sunday, 18 November 2012
Hundreds workers demonstrate in Tahrir Square to demand their rights
NINA reports (November 17th): Hundreds of workers protested in Tahrir Square in central Baghdad, to demand their rights and prosecute corrupt officials.
The head of the General Federation of Trade Unions Qasim Al Shammari told NINA : "The goal of the demonstration is to eliminate corruption , prosecute corrupt officials , approval of the Unified Retirement Law, and enactment of the new social security system".
Protest on the decision of cancelling the ration card starts
Shafaq News reports (November 12th):A Shafaq News reporter said that "more than 300 people came out today in a demonstration in front of Basra provincial council, demanding the federal government reverse its decision to cancel ration card items. The demonstrators held up banners saying that the government is targeting the poor people in this decision."