ANBAR/ Aswat al-Iraq: Thousands received renowned Sunni clergyman Sheikh Abdul Malik al-Saadi along the cut-off international highway that connects Iraq with Syria and Jordan.
Sheikh Saadi arrived from Amman, Jordan, to take part in the sit-in, calling them for "steadfastness".
He told Aswat al-Iraq "we are with the protestors in Anbar in all their components and legitimate popular demands, including the release of the innocent male and female prisoners".
Sheikh Saadi warned against and rejected denominationalism, as well as the attempts to politicize the event.
"We will work for the unity of Iraq in land and people, but the government will have greater role in implementing the demands of the protestors", he confirmed.
A number of provinces, including Anbar, Salahal-Din and Ninewa, began massive demonstrations in protest of government policies who demanded the release of innocent prisoners and detainees and avoiding the neglect polices practiced against Sunni sect.Ramadi, center of the province, lies 110 km west of the capital, Baghdad.