Iraqi protesters burned tires on three bridges Saturday in the southern city of Nasiriyah, despite the prime minister’s announcement that he will step down from office.
Adel Abdul-Mahdi said Friday he will submit his resignation to the country’s parliament, following weeks of deadly protests.
The people responsible for the killings must be brought to justice, Iraq’s semi-official Human Rights Commission said in a statement Saturday.
“Firearms and live ammunition must only be used as a last resort,” the International Committee of the Red Cross warned in a statement.
Abdul-Mahdi’s announcement Friday came after Iraq’s top Shiite cleric called for a change in leadership in read more >>>