The supreme religious authority in Najaf has given green light to change the course of rule in the country. Al-Maliki should not run for a third term, implement the Erbil Agreement entirely, and stop manipulation of judicial power. Iran is very angry with Al-Maliki because he is dragging the country into sectarian conflicts.
by salah al hashimi and Tahrir Swift on 09-01-2013
"I would like to draw your attention, and that of the British Government, to a worrying and rapidly developing situation in Iraq." Open letter from Iraqi/British citizens Salah al Hashimi and Tahrir Swift to British MP
A Confidant of Al Dawa Sectarian Party of Maliki said, that orders were issued from the so called office of the commander in chief of the armed forces, to the commanders in Mosul, Samara and Almuthanna, to execute anyone who raises his voice in the demonstrations, and their corpses will not be delivered to their families.
Mohammad Al Qaysee, a member of the Iraqi Red Crescent Organisation was arrested and imprisoned. He died under torture 45 days ago, but Malikiâ€™s secret prisons staff wouldn't let his family collect the body.