Friday 29 May 2020
News ID: 71586
Publish Date: 11 October 2019 - 22:08

BAGHDAD (Dispatches) -- Iraq’s most prominent Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani on Friday called on the Baghdad government to launch a thorough investigation into the wave of violence during recent protests against corruption.
In a statement read out by his representative Abdul Mahdi al-Karbalai during a sermon in the holy city of Kerbala, Ayatollah Sistani gave authorities "two weeks” to release the findings of the investigation into the more than a hundred deaths recorded during the protests since October 1.

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