Thursday, 25 August 2011
Candlelight Vigil in Baghdad on 3rd anniversary of assassination of Kamel Shiaa
Candlelight Vigil in Baghdad on 3rd anniversary
of assassination of Kamel Shiaa
Two hundred people joined a candlelight vigil held in Kahramana square in central Baghdad, on Tuesday evening 23rd August 2011, to honor the memory of the prominent Iraqi intellectual and communist Kamel Shiaa, who was cowardly assassinated in Baghdad on 23rd August 2008.
Participants in the vigil, organized by the February Youth Movement, carried posters of Kamel Shiaa and banners calling upon the authorities to declare the results of their investigation into the crime, reveal the identity of the perpetrators and those who planned it, and to bring them to justice.
The event was attended by many intellectuals, representatives of civil society organizations and media people.