Demonstrations continued in many parts of Sulaymaniyah province on Wednesday (December 9th), despite a traffic ban.
At least 2 person was killed and more than 10 were injured in protests on Wednesday.
In the city of Dukan in the province of Sulaymaniyah, in the Kurdistan region, a colonel of the Civil Defense Forces was killed by a stone to the head and in arbat , a protester was killed at the headquarters of the Iraqi Kurdistan Democratic Party. also in Chamchamal, Seyed Sadegh, Dukan and Clare, a number of protesters were injured.
In the past two days, at least eight people have been killed and more than 100 injured in protests in the Kurdistan Region.
The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region, Masrur Barzani, believes that the demonstrations are a conspiracy by foreign forces to weaken the Kurdistan Region.
Demonstrations against the deteriorating economic situation, unemployment, and the delay in the salaries of employees have been going on for almost a week and have turned violent in the last three days.
Many party offices have been set on fire.
Last night, the governorate of Sulaymaniyah announced a ban on traffic between the cities of the province, and on Wednesday, it announced that any gathering and gathering is prohibited.
Facebook and Instagram were blocked by government forces on Wednesday evening.
On the other hand, after reading the report of the 15 Kurdish delegations, the Iraqi parliament ordered to send a delegation from the Human Rights Commission to the Kurdistan Region, which is tasked with investigating the violence of the past few days.