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PUK Asayish Arrested 25 Teachers, Activists; All Released

The website of independent NRT TV posts an unattributed report on demonstrations across Sulaimaniyah and Halabja by teachers who challenged education board unilateral board decision to end the demonstrations and opening schools. Some 25 teachers and protest organizers arrested, but later all of them released. After the mass arrest of the teachers, Sulaimanyah Governor Sardar Qadir stated that all of the detainees should be released immediately, otherwise he would have other reactions. (1 December).

About Sarkawt Shamulddin (61 Articles)
Sarkawt Shamsulddin is a political analyst on Middle East Affairs and co-founder of the Kurdish Policy Foundation

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