Heavy balance in Iraq protests
At least 12 people have lost their life in Iraqi protests.
The Iraqi Human Rights Association made a written statement about the heavy balance of the demonstrations in Iraq.
According to the statement, at least 12 people have lost their life and 571 have been wounded during protests in central and southern Iraq.
The statement added that 195 of the wounded were civilians, while the rest were reported to be security forces.
Some 47 buildings were set on fire during the demonstrations and 18 of these buildings are state institutions, while 22 are party buildings and 7 are public buildings.
The statement also confirmed that 302 people were taken into custody, and some of them were later remanded in custody and put in prisons.
The Iraqi Human Rights Association remarked that it was unacceptable for the demonstrators to attack the central places and called on demonstrators to protest peacefully for their demands.