BAGHDAD / Aswat
al-Iraq: Hundreds of Iraqis demonstrated today in Tahrir Square, including
government official, to-be-deported flats owners, unemployed persons
and NGO activists.
NGO activist told Aswat al-Iraq
said that the demonstrators demanded eradication of corruption, unemployment
and provision of services.
Among the demonstrators were
temporary government official who want to be instated in their posts.
Many Iraqi provinces, particularly
Baghdad, are witnessing Fridays' demonstrations, since 25 February last,
demanding better services and combating corruption and unemployment.
These demonstrations are led
by university students, intellectuals and a number of NGO activists,
who promised to continue till their demands are met.
Premier Nouri Al-Maliki determined,
on 28 February last, a 100-day time table for his government to provide
better services, otherwise, possibility of changing the ministers and
governmental officials is available.
Maliki called for government
slimming for better improvement of its duties.