General Ali Ghaidan Majid, the Iraqi Land Forces Commander openly threatened all protesters anywhere in Iraq that he is authorized and determined to take serious actions against the demonstrators on the pretexts that they are Terrorists, Ba'athists… He claimed that his troops are protecting the demonstrators while the demonstrators themselves are suffering from the unacceptable repression by the armed forces.
Lt. General Ali Ghaidan Majid (born 1950/1951) is currently the commander of all Iraqi Army ground forces under Iraqi control.
SAVE THE 4000 PEACEFUL PROTESTORS IN HAWIJA NOW!
4.000 Peaceful Protestors in Hawija are now surrounded by government army troops and are about to be attacked. They have been surrounded by these troops for the past 3 days without water, food and medical aid.
FRIDAY: protestors were attacked, one killed and 4 injured. Medical treatment was withheld.
SATURDAY: government troops stormed the field of protest and destroyed all the kitchen facilities as well as medical facilities. Roads leading to the demonstration area were cut off.
SAVE THE PEACEFUL IRAQI REVOLUTION
SAVE THE 4.000 MEN AND CHILDREN IN HAWIJA.
PLEASE PUT AN END TO THE MASSACRE.
The Iraqi Spring Media Center notes that travel into Baghdad was cut off by government forces. The same was true in Hawija and in Samarra, where forces also shot at people trying to enter the city and they confiscated banners.
Protesters in Fallujah are demanding the release of the persons arrested by Nouri Al-Maliki 's forces for trying to enter the city. In Baiji, Nouri's forces lied about a bombing threat to clear the area.
Iraqi Spring MC reports that Sheikh Saad Ami Al-Assi has been arrested by security forces.
Iraqi Spring MC also reports that activists at the Hawija sit-in were targeted by Nouri's forces and three were injured. National Iraqi News Agency adds that in addition to the three injured, one of the protestors was shot dead. (read more: thecommonills.blogspot.it/2013/04/iraq-snapshot_19.html)
BUT THE DEMONSTRATIONS ALL OVER IRAQ CONTINUE
They have been taking place now for over 118 days. Read more: