Hundreds Of Students Strike In Baghdad

Hundreds of Students Strike in Baghdad, Najaf and Mosul

ash-Sharq al-Awsat: Hundreds of universty students organized protests Saturday against the Basic Law or interim constitution, in accordance with the call of Shiite cleric Shaikh Muhammad Ya`qubi of the Virtue Party.

Some students gathered in front of al-Mustansiriyah University in Baghdad, carrying placards. Those in Najaf headed for the Shrine of Imam Ali, calling on the people to make a “revolution against America and the constitution.” In Mosul, AFP reported that around 250 students demonstrated quietly against the interim constitution, chanting “No the the constitution, yes, yes to national unity, yes yes to Islam, no no to the Occupation!”