Call For Immediate Release of All Detainees Arrested For Peaceful Activities

Iraqi Civil Society Solidarity Initiative, May 31, 2011 The Iraqi Civil Society Solidarity Initiative (ICSSI) calls on the Iraqi government to immediately release all detainees who have been arrested due to peaceful protest activities. ICSSI also asks the Iraqi Judiciary Council and Iraqi Bar Association to provide legal protection for these detainees and insure their personal safety. An increasing number of Iraqi activists are being subject to arrest because of their participation in the peaceful demonstrations that Iraqis – particularly in Baghdad - are witnessing every week since last February. These demonstrations stemmed from civil movements struggling against corruption ... Call