Mon 20 January 2020:
Demonstrators in Iraq took to the streets and blocked main roads throughout the country Monday, as the deadline for the government to meet the demands of the protesters expires.
Jan 19 – Nasiriyah, S #Iraq
Large crowds of protesters are in the streets & taking control over various districts. Protests against #Iran‘s destructive meddling in Iraq continue.#IraqProtests pic.twitter.com/CJ5dYgkIfw
— Heshmat Alavi (@HeshmatAlavi) January 19, 2020
#Iraqi protesters chanting “No for #Muqtada (Al-Sadr) No for #Hadi (Al-Amiri), our country will remain free#BaghdadPost #IraqiRevolution#IraqProtests #saveIraqipeople #FreeIraq pic.twitter.com/PoKuI9miIg
— The Baghdad Post (@BaghdadPostPlus) January 19, 2020
Protesters also blocked and set up tents on the main road between Baghdad and Nasiriyah, two of the biggest cities in the country, the Iraqi News Agency reported. The highway connecting al-Diwaniyah and other provinces has been closed too.
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