Sadr releases statement calling for end of armed conflict
March 31, 2008 § Leave a comment
Muqtada al-Sadr released a nine-point statement calling for an end to the “manifestations of arms.” Here is a copy of the statement in Arabic from Inbaa news service and here are a few of the points below:
- Put an end to all manifestations of arms in Basra and all other districts.
- Stop all house-raids (al-mudahunaat) and all random, illegal arrests.
- Call on the government to apply a general amnesty (al-‘afo) law and a release of all prisoners who have not been proved guilty, especially those from the Sadr Wing (al-tiyar al-sadri).