IFTU obtains photographs of attack on Basrah students

These photographs obtained by the IFTU in Basrah show the moment on 15 March 2005 when members of an armed militia attacked a group of students having a picnic in one of Basrah’s public parks. Here a gunman openly brandishes his pistol in a public park.
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In the background members of the militia surround one of the students, while a supporter makes a victory sign.
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Thge IFTU is supporting a petition from the General Union of Students in the Iraqi Republic (GUSIR) condemning these vile acts and will be circulating copies for supporters to sign shortly.