Dec 23 2012
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Demands to "topple" Maliki's government, demonstrators
Demonstrators condemned Maliki's "attempt to neglect the Sunni sect".
Governor Mahdawi prevented live broadcast of the demonstration on Anbar TV, as told to Aswat al-Iraq.
On the other hand, a Kurdish delegation arrived here today to participate in the demonstrations that called for toppling Maliki's government.
Last Thursday reports said that a number of finance minister Rafi' al-Issawi's bodyguards were arrested for terrorism charges, while Issawi's closed circles called for peaceful demonstrations in protest for such arrests.
Iraqiya bloc held an emergency meeting, during which Premier Nouri al-Maliki was criticized for "attacking the Sunni sect"., as stated later.
Finance Minister Rafi' al-Issawi called for the resignation of Maliki and called the parliament to withdraw confidence from the government, which was initiated few months earlier.
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