BAGHDAD — The Bethnahrin Patriotic Union (Huyodo Bethnahrin Athroyo, HBA) participated in the demonstrations organized by political parties and civil society organizations which believe in a modern and civil political system for running the Iraqi state.
On Saturday, a crowd of protestors gathered in Al-Firdos Square in Baghdad calling for the dissolution of the Iraqi Parliament and demanded an Iraqi homeland free of corruption and quotas. Ten civil parties participated in the demonstration and a joint statement was read.
The HBA also participated in the demonstration, represented by the HBA Vice President Joseph Sliwa.
اثناء التظاهرات التي اقامتها القوى و التيارات المدنية بساحة فردوس في بغداد الحبيبة بتاريخ ١٣/٨/٢٠٢٢. pic.twitter.com/HhEUHX43fI
— جوزيف صليوا سبي (@josephsabi73) August 13, 2022
Popular social media account “alwazeersaleh” which is close to Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, called for a vast demonstration in all governorates to head towards Baghdad.